24 December in History : Major Events

24 December - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history December 24 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 24 December:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1906Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass).
1966"Joyful Noise" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 12 performances.
1971Peruvian Airlines Electra crashes at headwaters of Amazon, killing all except Juliane Margaret Koepcke found 10 days later.
1982Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic.
2011The world's oldest performer, Dutch actor and singer Johannes Heesters dies at the age of 108.
2012Pakistan's government announces it will accord recognition to the Republic of Kosovo.
2012A video of SpaceX's latest test of the company's Grasshopper rocket with vertical takeoff and vertical landing, is released; the rocket rose 131 feet, hovered and landed safely on the landing pad December 17, 2012.
2013To avoid Obamacare penalties, today is the last day consumers in the U.S. can sign up for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
2013Before celebrating Christmas Mass at Pope Francis pays a visit to Pope Benedict XVI at his retirement home.
2014A live Ebola sample is mistakenly sent to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control laboratory that does not meet safety and security standards for handling the virus; a laboratory worker is being monitored for 21 days due to potential exposure.

List of famous people who born on 24 December:

YearName/Profession/Country
1985Alexey Dmitriev / Ice Hockey Player / Germany
1924Abdirizak Haji Hussein / Politician / Mali
1927Mary Higgins Clark / Author / United States of America
1867Kantarō Suzuki / Politician / Japan
1761Selim III / Sultan / Turkey
1942Đoàn Viết Hoạt / Journalist / Vietnam
1969Taro Goto / Footballer / Japan
1978Yıldıray Baştürk / Footballer / Turkey
1972Álvaro Mesén / Footballer / Costa Rica
1865Szymon Askenazy / Historian / Poland
1869Henriette Roland Holst / Poet / Netherlands
1962Kate Spade / Fashion Designer / United States of America
1969Pernille Fischer Christensen / Writer / Denmark
1818James Prescott Joule / Physicist / United Kingdom
1958Paul Pressey / Basketball Player / United States of America
1726Johann Hartmann / Composer / Denmark
1991Louis Tomlinson / Writer / United Kingdom
1980Tomas Kalnoky / Writer / United States of America
1966Diedrich Bader / Actor / United States of America
1961Mary Barra / Business Woman / United States of America
1990Ryo Miyake / Fencer / Japan
1809Kit Carson / General / United States of America
1954Helen Jones / Politician / United Kingdom
1903Ava Helen Pauling / Activist / United States of America
1948Frank Oliver / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1931Ray Bryant / Composer / United States of America
1971Sascha Fischer / Rugby Player / Germany
1990Brigetta Barrett / Jumper / United States of America
1980Stephen Appiah / Footballer / Ghana
1843Lydia Koidula / Poet / Estonia

List of famous Indian people who born on 24 December:

YearName/Profession/Country
1944Oswald Gracias / Cardinal / India
1942Indra Bania / Actor / India
1924Mohammed Rafi / Singer / India
1924Mohammad Rafi / Singer / India
1956Anil Kapoor / Actor / India
1916P. Shilu Ao / Politician / India
1932Colin Cowdrey / Cricketer / India

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