1924 in History – What happened in year 1924

In history, year 1924 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1924.

Know what happened in 1924:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 March Three violent explosions at a coal mine near Castle Gate, Utah, US, killed all 171 miners working there.
08 MayLithuania signed the Klaipeda Convention with the nations ofthe Conference of Ambassadors, taking the Klaipeda Region from EastPrussia and making it into an autonomous region under unconditionalsovereignty of Lithuania.
23 November Edwin Hubble's discovery that Andromeda, previously believed tobe a nebula, is actually another galaxy, and that the Milky Way is onlyone of many such galaxies in the universe, was first published in anewspaper.
23 NovemberEdwin Hubble published evidence in a newspaper that theAndromeda Nebula, previously believed to be part of the Milky Way, isactually another galaxy, one of many in the universe.
10 MayJ. Edgar Hoover became the director of the Bureau ofInvestigation, which would later become the U.S. Federal Bureau ofInvestigation.
14 FebruaryThe Computing Tabulating Recording Company renamed itself toInternational Business Machines, one of the world's largest companies bymarket capitalization.
03 MarchThe Free State of Fiume, a short-lived independent free state located in the modern city of Rijeka, Croatia, was annexed by the Kingdom of Italy.
08 MayLithuania signed the Klaipeda Convention with the nations of the Conference of Ambassadors, taking the Klaipeda Region from East Prussia and making it into an autonomous region under unconditional sovereignty of Lithuania.
08 MarchThree violent explosions at a coal mine near Castle Gate, Utah,US, killed all 171 miners working there.
10 MayJ. Edgar Hoover became the director of the Bureau ofInvestigation, which would later become the U.S. Federal Bureau ofInvestigation.
14 February The Computing Tabulating Recording Company renamed itself toInternational Business Machines, one of the world's largest companies bymarket capitalization.
21 MayUniversity of Chicago students Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold,Jr. murdered a 14-year-old boy in a thrill killing out of a desire tocommit a perfect crime.
22 January Ramsay MacDonald took office as the first British PrimeMinister from the Labour Party.
23 NovemberEdwin Hubble published evidence in a newspaper that theAndromeda Nebula, previously believed to be part of the Milky Way, isactually another galaxy, one of many in the universe.
25 OctoberThe Zinoviev letter, later found to be a forgery, was publishedin the Daily Mail, helping to ensure the British Labour Party's defeatin the UK general election four days later.
28 SeptemberA team of U.S. Army Air Service aviators landed in Seattle,Washington, to complete the first aerial circumnavigation of the world.
28 AugustAn unsuccessful insurrection against Soviet rule in theGeorgian Soviet Socialist Republic, known as the August Uprising, began.
03 MarchThe Free State of Fiume, a short-lived independent free state located in the modern city of Rijeka, Croatia, was annexed by the Kingdom of Italy.
08 MarchThree violent explosions at a coal mine near Castle Gate, Utah, US, killed all 171 miners working there.
08 MayLithuania signed the Klaip?da Convention with the nations of the Conference of Ambassadors, taking the Klaip?da Region (German: Memelland) from East Prussia and making it into an autonomous region under unconditional sovereignty of Lithuania.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1924:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 DecemberElse Marie Pade / Composer / Denmark
02 AugustCarroll O'Connor / Actor / United States of America
05 JuneArt Donovan / Footballer / United States of America
09 JuneEd Farhat / Wrestler / United States of America
09 January Sergei Parajanov / Screenwriter / Georgia
09 March William Hamilton / Theologian / United States of America
10 AugustNancy Buckingham / Author / United Kingdom
11 OctoberAndré Emmerich / Trader / Germany
11 OctoberSammy McCrory / Footballer / Ireland
12 SeptemberAmílcar Cabral / Politician / Papua New Guinea
12 JulyFaidon Matthaiou / Basketball Player / Greece
14 January Carole Cook / Actress / United States of America
15 February Robert Drew / Producer / United States of America
19 NovemberWilliam Russell / Actor / United Kingdom
19 SeptemberVern Benson / Baseball Player / United States of America
21 JuneJean Laplanche / Academic / France
24 NovemberEileen Barton / Singer / United States of America
27 AugustRosalie E. Wahl / Lawyer / United States of America
30 SeptemberTruman Capote / Novelist / United States of America
30 OctoberJohn P. Craven / Soldier / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1924:

YearName / Profession / Country
02 OctoberTapan Sinha / Director / India
26 NovemberJasu Patel / Cricketer / India
18 DecemberEngalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkata / Lawyer / India
15 FebruaryK. G. Subramanyan / Painter / India
25 DecemberAtal Bihari Vajpayee / Politician / India
01 SeptemberSalendra Nath Manna / Player / India
09 OctoberImmanuvel Devendrar / Soldier / India
25 SeptemberArdhendu Bhushan Bardhan / Politician / India
19 NovemberViveki Rai / Writer / India
09 AugustMathews Mar Barnabas / Metropolitan / India
24 FebruaryTalat Mahmood / Singer / India
07 JulyBhupendra Nath Kaushik / Writer / India
01 JuneBekal Utsahi / Poet / India
08 OctoberThirunalloor Karunakaran / Poet / India
01 DecemberShaitan Singh / Soldier / India
03 JuneKarunanidhi / Politician / India
24 January C. B. Muthamma / Soldier / India
05 February Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy / Cardinal / India
13 OctoberMoturu Udayam / Politician / India
08 AprilKumar Gandharva / Singer / India

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