Historical Events In 1924
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Feb 08 Audrey Meadows, Wu Chang China, actress (Alice-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
Feb 08 Gas chamber used for the first time in an American state prison on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1924 gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies
Feb 08 In the year 1924 the first coast-to-coast radio hookup General John Joseph Carty speech in Chicago
Feb 08 In the year 1924 the gas chamber at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City is used for the first time.
Feb 09 George Guest, British organist on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1924 nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR
Feb 09 Nils Kj'r, Norwegian playwright (Det Lykkelige Valg), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1924 bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Wash Senators)
Feb 10 Bud (Norman) Poile, NHLer on this day in history.
Feb 12 George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall (NYC) in the year 1924.
Feb 12 In the year 1924 george Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue premieres in New York.
Feb 12 On this day in history president Calvin Coolidge makes first presidential radio speech
Feb 13 In the year 1924 jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French economist/politician
Feb 13 King Tut's tomb is opened on this day in history.
Feb 13 King Tut's tomb opened on this day in history.
Feb 14 IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson in the year 1924.
Feb 14 In the year 1924 thomas Watson opens IBM
Feb 15 In the year 1924 lionel Monckton, English composer (Country Girl), dies at 62
Feb 17 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds) in the year 1924.
Feb 17 On this day in history oskar Merikanto, composer, dies at 55
Feb 17 In the year 1924 the birth of Margaret Truman, American writer.
Feb 18 US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard in the year 1924.
Feb 18 US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger in the year 1924.
Feb 18 In the year 1924 uS, Minister of Marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal
Feb 19 In the year 1924 bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)
Feb 19 The birth of Lee Marvin, American actor on this day in history.
Feb 21 Salvatore Auteri Manzocchi, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1924 the birth of Robert Mugabe,, First Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Feb 22 1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge) on this day in history.
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 Edmond Picard, Fren/Belg writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87 in the year 1924.
Feb 24 Greek parliament proclaims republic in the year 1924.
Feb 24 In the year 1924 johnny Weissmuller, swims 100 meter record (57 2/5 seconds)