Historical Events In July - 24
Monday, 03 August 2020
1925 On this day in history ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica)
1926 Hans-Gunther Winkler, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history opening of the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres, Belgium The gate records the names of over 56,000 allied soldiers, among them 6,176 Australian soldiers of the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF), missing in the battles near Ypres during the First World War
1927 The Menin Gate war memorial is unveiled at Ypres on July - 24.
1927 James J Howard, (Rep-D-NJ, 1965- ) on this day in history.
1929 On July - 24 pres Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war
1929 On this day in history nY to SF foot race ends (2Â½ months) winner is 60 year old Monteverde
1931 On July - 24 george Gunn gets 183 & son of a gunn George Vernon 100* same innings
1931 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of finance, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1933 On July - 24 german judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe
1933 Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1934 On July - 24 the first ptarmigan hatched & reared in captivity, Ithaca, NY
1934 1st ptarmigan hatched & reared in captivity, Ithaca, NY on July - 24.
1935 1st greeting telegram sent in Britain on July - 24.
1936 On this day in history 118ø F (48ø C), Minden, Nebraska (state record)
1936 121ø F (49ø C), near Alton, Kansas (state record) on this day in history.
1936 118°F (48°C), Minden, Nebraska (state record) on this day in history.
1936 James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1937 Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape in Scottsboro on this day in history.
1938 On July - 24 instant coffee invented
1940 On July - 24 1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands
1941 On July - 24 fDR demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China
1942 HMCS St. Croix (Destroyer) sinks the U-90 on July - 24.
1942 The Bureau of Aeronautics issued a Planning Directive calling for procurement of four Sikorsky helicopters for study and development by Navy and Coast Guard aviation forces on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army," premieres in NYC
1943 On this day in history revolt in Italy; Mussolini is deposed by Badoglio.
1943 RAF bombs Hamburg (20,000 dead) on July - 24.
1944 On this day in history following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian.
1944 Russians liberate the Majdanek extermination camp on July - 24.
1944 On July - 24 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions
1944 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49 on July - 24.
1945 US destroyer Underhill torpedoed West of Guam on July - 24.
1946 9 Spokane baseball players (Western League), die in a bus crash on this day in history.
1947 Ernest Austin, composer, dies at 72 on July - 24.