Historical Events In December - 24
Saturday, 28 March 2020
1906 Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass) on December - 24.
1906 On December - 24 john Walker, museum director
1907 I[sidore] F[einstein] Stone, US journalist (IF Stone's Weekly) on this day in history.
1907 On December - 24 isidor Feinstein "Izzy" Stone, journalist (IF Stone's Weekly), dies
1908 On December - 24 francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80
1909 Adam Popovich, composer on this day in history.
1909 Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1910 Luisa Tetrazzini sings to 250,000 people at Lotta's Fountain on December - 24.
1910 On December - 24 betty Ann Davies, London England, actress (Tough Guy)
1911 Eric Briault, educationalist on December - 24.
1912 On December - 24 irving Fisher patents archiving system with index cards
1913 Karl Michael Komma, composer on December - 24.
1914 German plane drops bombs on Dover England on this day in history.
1914 Dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go) on December - 24.
1919 John D. Rockefeller, the world's richest man, gave away one-hundred million dollars and I missed it on December - 24.
1920 On this day in history enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (New York NY)
1920 On December - 24 enrico Caruso gives his last public performance (NYC)
1920 Dave Bartholomew, La, jazz artist/songwriter (Blueberry Hill) on this day in history.
1921 On December - 24 bill Dudley, NFL halfback (Pittsburgh, Detroit, Washington)
1922 BBC sends 1st British radio play "Truth about Father Christmas" on December - 24.
1922 On this day in history ava Gardner, Grabtown NC, actress (On the Beach, Night of the Iguana)
1923 Wilton S Mkwayi, South African ANC leader on December - 24.
1924 Albania becomes a republic on this day in history.
1924 1st radio transmission of NCRV in Netherlands on this day in history.
1924 On December - 24 roy Miller, cricketer (WI all-rounder in one Test 1953, 23 & 0-28)
1927 On this day in history test Cricket debut of Walter Hammond, who scored 51 & took 5-36 v S Af
1928 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) opens at 152 W 54th St NYC on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history bandung, Java: ir Sukarno 4 years jail sentenced
1930 On December - 24 eduard David, German minister (constitution of Weimar), dies at 67
1932 On this day in history arturo Alessandri wins presidental election in Chile
1932 On December - 24 eyvind Alnaes, composer, dies at 60
1933 On December - 24 paris express train derails and kills 160, injures 300 (France) 1936 first radioactive isotope medicine administered, Berkeley, Ca
1933 On this day in history paris express train derails & kills 160, injures 300 (France)
1934 On this day in history grimmett takes 9-180 for SA as Queensland make 430