Historical Events In June - 24
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1861 On June - 24 tennessee becomes 11th (&last) state to secede from US
1861 On this day in history battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries
1863 On this day in history planning an invasion of Pennsylvania, Lee's army crosses Potomac
1866 2nd Battle at Custozza: Prussian-Austria beats Italian army on June - 24.
1873 On this day in history thomas Carl Whitmer, composer
1877 On this day in history aleksei M Remizov, Russian writer (Iveren)
1879 Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer on this day in history.
1880 First performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem of Canada, at the CongrÃ¨s national des Canadiens-FranÃ§ais on this day in history.
1881 200 drown as train runs off bridge near Cuautla Mexico on this day in history.
1882 On June - 24 nL expels umpire Richard Higham for dishonesty
1882 On this day in history joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60
1884 John Lynch is 1st black elected chairman of Republican convention on this day in history.
1885 British government of Salisbury forms on June - 24.
1888 Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion) on June - 24.
1891 Irving Pichel, Pitts PA, actor/director (Mme Butterfly, Oliver Twist) on June - 24.
1891 Ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer, dies at 80 on June - 24.
1894 Decision to begin modern Olympics every 4 years on this day in history.
1894 Decision to hold modern Olympics every 4 years on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history m F Sadi Carnot, president of France (1887-94), murdered at about 56
1895 On this day in history jack Dempsey, "Manassa Mauler", heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)
1897 Hail injures 26 in Topeka Kansas on June - 24.
1898 American troops, drive Spanish forces from La Guasimas Cuba on this day in history.
1899 Bruce Marshall, writer on June - 24.
1900 On June - 24 dutch Social-Democratic Worker's party & Socialistenbond merge
1900 Memphis Minnie, rocker on this day in history.
1901 Picasso displays his work for the very first time on June - 24.
1901 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris on June - 24.
1901 On June - 24 harry Partch, Oakland Calif, composer (Oedipus)
1902 King Edward VII develops appendicitis, delaying his coronation on this day in history.
1903 On June - 24 russia prohibits meetings dealing with Zionist
1903 On this day in history ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver
1904 On June - 24 kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
1906 On June - 24 pierre Fournier, Paris France, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire)
1907 On June - 24 jose de Lima Siquiera, composer