Historical Events In 1924
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Aug 26 In the year 1924 (August 13 Old Style) The Catastrophe of Smyrna, known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks, occurs. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor.
Aug 27 David Rowbotham, Australian poet on this day in history.
Aug 28 Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union on this day in history.
Aug 28 Janet Frame, NZ, novelist (Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry) on this day in history.
Aug 29 Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes) on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history german Republic day accepts Dawes plan
Aug 31 In the year 1924 buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man)
Aug 31 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2) in the year 1924.
Sep 01 On this day in history kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake
Sep 02 In the year 1924 44th US Mens Tennis: William Tilden beats William Johnston (61 97 62)
Sep 02 In the year 1924 daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya
Sep 02 On this day in history rudolf Friml's "Rose Marie" opens to rave reviews in NYC
Sep 03 Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai) in the year 1924.
Sep 04 On this day in history joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs
Sep 05 On this day in history krystyna Moszumanska-Nazar, composer
Sep 06 In the year 1924 assassination attempt on Mussolini fails
Sep 06 John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO) in the year 1924.
Sep 08 On this day in history alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador
Sep 08 Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- ) on this day in history.
Sep 09 Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii in the year 1924.
Sep 09 In the year 1924 jane Greer, Wash DC, actress (Prisoner of Zenda, Clown)
Sep 10 On this day in history boyd K. Packer, LDS apostle
Sep 10 Giants rip Braves 22-1, Frisch goes 6-for-6 before grounding out on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1924 leopold &Loeb found guilty of murder
Sep 10 Walter Lees, cricketer (26 wkts on 5 Tests Eng v SA 1905-06), dies on this day in history.
Sep 11 Daniel Kahikina Akaka, (Rep-D-HI, 1977- /Sen-D Hawaii) in the year 1924.
Sep 11 In the year 1924 mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer, dies at 57
Sep 12 In the year 1924 howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
Sep 13 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0) in the year 1924.
Sep 13 Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Dr Zhivago-Acad Award 1966) on this day in history.
Sep 13 Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres)
Sep 14 Walter Johnson elected AL MVP on this day in history.
Sep 15 Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.