Historical Events In 1924
Thursday, 12 December 2019
Feb 08 Audrey Meadows, Wu Chang China, actress (Alice-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1924 gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison
Feb 08 Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies in the year 1924.
Feb 08 The first coast-to-coast radio hookup General John Joseph Carty speech in Chicago in the year 1924.
Feb 08 The gas chamber at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City is used for the first time on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1924 george Guest, British organist
Feb 09 Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR in the year 1924.
Feb 09 On this day in history nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53
Feb 10 On this day in history bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators)
Feb 10 In the year 1924 bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer
Feb 12 On this day in history george Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall (NYC)
Feb 12 On this day in history george Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue premieres in New York.
Feb 12 In the year 1924 president Calvin Coolidge makes first presidential radio speech
Feb 13 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1924 king Tut's tomb is opened
Feb 13 King Tut's tomb opened on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1924 iBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson
Feb 14 Thomas Watson opens IBM on this day in history.
Feb 15 Lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62 in the year 1924.
Feb 17 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds) in the year 1924.
Feb 17 Oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
Feb 17 The birth of Margaret Truman, American writer on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1924 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
Feb 18 US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger in the year 1924.
Feb 18 US, Minister of Marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal on this day in history.
Feb 19 Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings) in the year 1924.
Feb 19 On this day in history the birth of Lee Marvin, American actor
Feb 21 On this day in history salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78
Feb 21 In the year 1924 the birth of Robert Mugabe,, First Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Feb 22 On this day in history 1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge)
Feb 22 On this day in history calvin Coolidge becomes the first U.S. president to deliver a radio address from the White House.
Feb 24 On this day in history edmond Picard, Fren/Belg writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87
Feb 24 In the year 1924 greek parliament proclaims republic
Feb 24 Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100 meter record (57 2/5 seconds) in the year 1924.