April 24 in History – What happened on 24 April in Past

24 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 24, the day number in a year is 114 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 115. April 24 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 24 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1479Thutmose III became the sixth Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt, although during the first 22 years of the reign he wasco-regent with his aunt, Hatshepsut.
1547Schmalkaldic War-Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, led Imperial troops to a decisive victory in the Battle of Mühlberg over the Lutheran Schmalkaldic League of Protestant princes.
1704The first issue of The Boston News-Letter, the first continuously published newspaper in British North America, was published.
1800The Library of Congress, the de facto national library of theUnited States, was established as part of an act of Congress providingfor the transfer of the nation's capital from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.
1800Washington DC. Congress in the U.S. Library was established.
1858Freedom fighter Kunwar Singh died.
1877Russia declared a fight against the Ottoman Empire.
1888The Kodak Company was founded by George Eastman.
1904Realizing that the Russfication of Lithuania was not working, the Russian Empire lifted the 40-year-old ban on publications using the Lithuanian language.
1913The Woolworth Building opened in New York City as the tallestbuilding in the world at the time.
1914The Franck–Hertz experiment, a pillar in the development of quantum mechanics, was presented to the German Physical Society.
1915The Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire began with thearrest and deportation of hundreds of prominent Armenians in Constantinople.
1915The German army released chloroform gas in the Ipper region of Belgium's Flemis province.
1916Irish republicans led by Patrick Pearse began the Easter Rising against British rule in Ireland, and proclaimed the Irish Republic an independent state.
1922The first portion of the Imperial Wireless Chain, a strategic international wireless telegraphy communication network created to link the countries of the British Empire, opened.
1933Nazi Germany began its persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses by shutting down the Watch Tower Society office in Magdeburg.
1938Kostantin Pats became Estonia's first president.
1951More than 100 people died when a train caught fire in Yokohama, Japan.
1960500 dead due to severe earthquake in South Iran.
1967The Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 1 crashed in Siberia during itsreturn to Earth, killing cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, the first human todie during a spaceflight.
1972Renowned painter Jaimini Rai passed away.
1973Indian cricketer master blaster Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born in Mumbai.
1974Famous poet Ramdhari Singh Dinkar passed away.
1984AIDS-virus identified, acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
1990The Hubble Space Telescope was launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in mission STS-31.
1993The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated a truck bomb in London's financial district in Bishopsgate, killing one person, injuring 44 other and causing £1 billion in damages.
199531st academy of country music wads’ awarded to Shania Twin.
1996For 12 performances in Belasco jack night on town with john Barry was more open.
1996In 11 year baseball game twins 24 and 11 tigers were played. In this they scored highest mark.
1997In the city of New York steel peer is opened at Richard theatre. This was for the 76 performances.
2002Bank in Argentina closed indefinitely.
2006Parliament restored in Nepal.
2008The Maoist leader Pushpakmal Dahal alias Prachanda, who is going to form the new government in Nepal, announced the end of the 1950 treaty between India and Nepal.
2009Concerning about the spending of influenza from Mexico, the United States to other countries was expressed by the WHO.
2010Prime Minister Adhist Vejjajva rejected the demand. He had done this by their protester. He had done this for dissolve parliament in 30 days.
2011In Sulawesi an earthquake was held. This earthquake was 6.2 magnitude which hits Indonesia.
2012The Russian scientist had reported in sightings the first adult white orca which has to be seen in the wild.
2013To form a new government from President Giorgio Wipolitao in Italy orca, he serviced secretary of Democratic Party, Enrilo Hatta received the mandate.
2013A building in the Savar Upazila of Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed, resulting in over 1, 100 deaths, making it the deadliest accidental structural failure in modern human history.
2013A building collapsed in Savar Upanzila, Bangladesh, killing 256 people and injuring more than 1000.



Famous Birthdays of April 24:

YearName / Profession / Country
1972Chipper Jones / Baseball Player / United States of America
1948David Ingram / Writer / United States of America
1581Vincent de Paul / Priest / France
1997Lydia Ko / Golfer / New Zealand
1973Gabby Logan / Gymnast / United Kingdom
1945Bob Lunn / Golfer / United States of America
1955Marion Caspers-Merk / Politician / Germany
1916Lou Thesz / Wrestler / United States of America
1961Andrew Murrison / Politician / United Kingdom
1973Peeter Rebane / Producer / Estonia
1987Rein Taaramäe / Cyclist / Estonia
1492Sabina of Bavaria / Duchess / Germany
1956James A. Winnefeld / Army Officer / United States of America
1982David Oliver / Hurdler / United States of America
1620John Graunt / Demographer / United Kingdom
1922Marc-Adélard Tremblay / Academic / Canada
1962Stuart Pearce / Footballer / United Kingdom
1990Kim Tae-ri / Actress / South Korea
1955Guy Nève / Racing Car Driver / Belgium
1958Brian Paddick / Politician / United Kingdom
1951Enda Kenny / Politician / Ireland
1933Freddie Scott / Writer / United States of America
1968Hashim Thaçi / Politician / Kosovo
1885Thomas Cronan / Jumper / United States of America
1888Pe Maung Tin / Scholar / Myanmar (Burma)
1973Damon Lindelof / Writer / United States of America
1987Jan Vertonghen / Footballer / Belgium
1981Yuko Nakanishi / Swimmer / Japan
1920Gino Valenzano / Racing Car Driver / Italy
1945Dick Rivers / Actor / France

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