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
01 AugustMarcia Mae Jones / Actress / United States of America
03 JuneColleen Dewhurst / Actress / United States of America
08 AprilAnthony Farrar-Hockley / Historian / United Kingdom
08 AprilSara Northrup Hollister / Occultist / United States of America
08 March Sean McClory / Actor / United States of America
09 MayBulat Okudzhava / Poet / Russia
09 AprilArthur Shaw / Footballer / United Kingdom
11 JulyCharlie Tully / Footballer / Ireland
12 JuneGrete Dollitz / Guitarist / United States of America
12 March Henri Rochon / Tennis Player / Canada
14 NovemberLeonid Kogan / Educator / Russia
14 AugustSverre Fehn / Architect / Norway
15 OctoberWarren Miller / Writer / United States of America
15 DecemberRuhi Sarıalp / Educator / Turkey
18 AprilRoy Mason / Politician / United Kingdom
21 OctoberJulie Wilson / Actress / United States of America
25 JuneSidney Lumet / Producer / United States of America
26 NovemberGeorge Segal / Painter / United States of America
27 SeptemberBud Powell / Composer / United States of America
28 SeptemberMarcello Mastroianni / Actor / Italy

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1924:

YearName / Profession / Country
15 FebruaryK. G. Subramanyan / Painter / India
08 OctoberThirunalloor Karunakaran / Poet / India
21 JanuaryMadhu Dandavate / Politician / India
11 NovemberSunderlal Patwa / Politician / India
26 NovemberJasu Patel / Cricketer / India
24 JanuaryKarpoori Thakur / Politician / India
19 SeptemberSuchitra Mitra / Singer / India
09 SeptemberJogendra Nath Hazarika / Politician / India
25 DecemberAtal Bihari Vajpayee / Politician / India
03 JuneM. Karunanidhi / Politician / India
25 NovemberRaghunandan Swarup Pathak / Lawyer / India
18 DecemberEngalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkata / Lawyer / India
05 February Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy / Cardinal / India
08 AprilKumar Gandharva / Singer / India
25 SeptemberArdhendu Bhushan Bardhan / Politician / India
09 AugustMathews Mar Barnabas / Metropolitan / India
19 NovemberViveki Rai / Writer / India
25 DecemberAtal Bihari Vajpayee / Politician / India
NA NAVirendra Patil / Politician / India
09 OctoberImmanuvel Devendrar / Soldier / India

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