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Aarne Väinö Edvard Honkavaara (June 7, 1924 – March 22, 2016) was a Finnish ice hockey player and coach.
Abba Siddick (25 December 1924 – 1 December 2017) was a Muslim Chadian politician and revolutionary born in what was the Oubangui-Chari French colony (today Central African Republic).
Abderrahmane Youssoufi (عبد الرحمن اليوسفي; born 8 March 1924) is a Moroccan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Morocco from 1998 to 2002.
Abdirizak Haji Hussein (Cabdirisaaq Xaaji Xuseen; عبد الرازق حاجي حسين‎; 24 December 192431 January 2014) was a Somali diplomat and politician.
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (عبدالله بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود,, Najdi Arabic pronunciation:; 1 August 1924 – 23 January 2015) was King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from 2005 to his death in 2015.
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Adib Boroumand (or Adīb Burūmand) (ادیب برومند; 11 June 1924 – 13 March 2017) was an Iranian poet, politician, and lawyer.
Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
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Agda Meyerson (1 February 1866 – 27 December 1924) was a Swedish nurse who became an activist to improve the education, pay and working conditions of her profession.
Ahmadou Babatoura Ahidjo (24 August 1924 – 30 November 1989) was the first President of Cameroon, holding the office from 1960 until 1982.
Allan George Balding (April 29, 1924 – July 30, 2006) was a Canadian professional golfer, who won four events on the PGA Tour.
Alphonse Gabriel Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), sometimes known by the nickname "Scarface", was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit.
Alfred Federoff (July 11, 1924 – August 2, 2011), nicknamed "Whitey," was an American professional baseball infielder and manager.
Allen Harold "Al" Neuharth (March 22, 1924 – April 19, 2013) was an American businessman, author, and columnist born in Eureka, South Dakota.
Albert Leonard Rosen (February 29, 1924 – March 13, 2015), nicknamed "Flip" and "The Hebrew Hammer", was an American baseball third baseman and right-handed slugger in Major League Baseball for ten seasons in the 1940s and 1950s.
Alakbar Taghiyev (Ələkbər Tağıyev; April 28, 1924, Ganja – April 16, 1981, Baku) was Azerbaijani composer and author of popular Azerbaijani songs.
Alan Eaton Davidson CMG (30 March 1924 – 2 December 2003) was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy.
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Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Albert Abrams (December 8, 1863 – January 13, 1924) was an American physician, well known during his life for inventing machines, such as the "Oscilloclast" and the "Radioclast", which he falsely claimed could diagnose and cure almost any disease.
Alberta is a western province of Canada.
Alberto Ablondi (18 December 1924 – 21 August 2010) was the Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Livorno, Italy.
Alejandro Reyes Roces (13 July 1924 – 23 May 2011) was a Filipino author, essayist, dramatist and a National Artist of the Philippines for literature.
The Grand Order of the Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA) is an international youth-led fraternal organization for Jewish teenagers, founded in 1924 and currently existing as the male wing of BBYO Inc., an independent non-profit organization.
Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone (Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George; born Prince Alexander of Teck; 14 April 1874 – 16 January 1957), was a British Army commander and major-general who served as the fourth Governor-General of the Union of South Africa and as Governor General of Canada, the 16th since the Canadian Confederation.
Alexander Meigs "Al" Haig Jr. (December 2, 1924February 20, 2010) was the United States secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan and the White House chief of staff under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
Alexandra David-Néel (born Louise Eugénie Alexandrine Marie David; 24 October 1868 – 8 September 1969) was a Belgian–French explorer, spiritualist, Buddhist, anarchist and writer.
Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, O.F.M. (born 18 March 1924) is a Roman Catholic Mozambican cardinal.
Alfonso Rebochong Oiterong (9 October 1924 – 30 August 1994) was a politician from Palau who served as the country's Vice President from 1981 to 1985.
Ali Shariatmadari (1924 – 9 January 2017) was an Iranian academic and educationist who was Minister of Culture in the interim government of Mehdi Bazargan in 1979.
Alice Babs (born Hildur Alice Nilson; 26 January 1924 – 11 February 2014) was a Swedish singer and actress.
Alice Victorine Antoinette Colonieu (5 November 1924 in Marseille, 16 July 2010 in Roaix, Vaucluse) was a French ceramicist, painter and sculptor.
Alice Vanderbilt Shepard Morris (December 7, 1874 – August 15, 1950) was a member of the Vanderbilt family.
Allan MacLeod Cormack (February 23, 1924 – May 7, 1998) was a South African American physicist who won the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (along with Godfrey Hounsfield) for his work on X-ray computed tomography (CT).
Allan Sherman (born Allan Copelon; November 30, 1924 – November 20, 1973) was an American comedy writer, television producer, singer and actor who became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s.
Alma Weaver Byrd (September 18, 1924 – May 3, 2017) was an American politician.
Alojz Rebula (born 21 June 1924) is a Slovene writer, playwright, essayist, and translator, and a prominent member of the Slovene minority in Italy.
Alpha Delta Gamma (ΑΔΓ), commonly known as ADG, is an American Greek-letter Catholic social fraternity and one of 75 members of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC).
The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.
Alyn Ainsworth (24 August 1924 - 4 October 1990) was a British musician, singer and conductor of light entertainment music.
Amalia Aguilar (born 3 July 1924 in Matanzas, Cuba) is a Cuban-born Mexican film actress and dancer of the Golden age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s.
The American Indian Wars (or Indian Wars) is the collective name for the various armed conflicts fought by European governments and colonists, and later the United States government and American settlers, against various American Indian tribes.
Amir Murtono (Nganjuk, East Java, 7 July 1924), also spelled Amir Moertono, is a former Indonesian General during Suharto's New Order regime who gained prominence as Chairman of Golkar from 1973 to 1983.
italic (born italic,; 16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924) was a French poet, journalist, and successful novelist with several best-sellers.
André Breton (18 February 1896 – 28 September 1966) was a French writer, poet, and anti-fascist.
Andrew Comyn "Sandy" Irvine (8 April 19028 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the 1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest (8,848 m) mountain, Mount Everest.
The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years) from Earth, and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.
Anita Linda (born Alice Buenaflor Lake; November 23, 1924) is a two-time FAMAS award-winning and Gawad Urian award-winning Filipino film actress.
Sini Anita Kyllikki Snellman (September 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was a Finnish painter.
Anne McCarty Braden (July 28, 1924 – March 6, 2006) was an American civil rights activist, journalist, and educator dedicated to the cause of racial equality.
Anne Triola (born 1924) is an American singer, musician, and actress of stage, film, and television.
Anneliese Rothenberger (19 June 192424 May 2010) was a German operatic soprano who had an active international performance career which spanned from 1943 to 1983.
Annette Louise Greenfield Strauss (January 26, 1924 – December 14, 1998) was an American philanthropist and a former mayor of Dallas.
Antoine de Mitry (Leménil-Mitry, 20 September 1857 – 18 August 1924) was a French army general during World War I,.
Antoni Ramallets Simón (1 July 1924 – 30 July 2013) was a Spanish footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and also a manager.
Antonio Maccanico (4 August 1924 – 23 April 2013) was an Italian constitutional specialist and social liberal politician, who served in various capacities in the parliament and federal administrations of Italy.
Antony Hewish (born 11 May 1924) is a British radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 (together with fellow radio-astronomer Martin Ryle) for his role in the discovery of pulsars.
The Apache Wars were a series of armed conflicts between the United States Army and various Apache nations fought in the southwest between 1849 and 1886, though minor hostilities continued until as late as 1924.
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (22 April 1868 – 6 September 1924) was the fourth and last child of Franz Joseph I of Austria and Elisabeth of Bavaria.
Sir Archibald Geikie (28 December 183510 November 1924), was a Scottish geologist and writer.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Arjun Naidu (born 3 July 1924) is an Indian first-class cricketer who represented Rajasthan.
Armand Gatti (26 January 1924 – 6 April 2017) was a French playwright, poet, journalist, screenwriter, filmmaker and World War II resistance fighter.
Arthur Fleming Fazzin (May 1, 1924 – April 25, 1995), better known as Art Fleming, was an American actor and television host.
Captain Arthur Junior Jackson (October 18, 1924 – June 14, 2017) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Peleliu during World War II.
Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr. (July 19, 1924 – January 30, 2014) was an American director, producer and writer, who mostly worked in animation.
A pacemaker (or artificial pacemaker, so as not to be confused with the heart's natural pacemaker) is a medical device that generates electrical impulses delivered by electrodes to contract the heart muscles and regulate the electrical conduction system of the heart.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (pronunciation; born 25 December 1924) is an Indian politician who was the 10th Prime Minister of India, first term for 13 days in 1996 and then from 1998 to 2004.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.
It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and of winter in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the June solstice).
The August Uprising (აგვისტოს აჯანყება, agvistos adjanq’eba) was an unsuccessful insurrection against Soviet rule in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic from late August to early September 1924.
Auguste Louis Albéric, Prince of Arenberg (15 September 1837 – 24 January 1924) was a French noble and monarchist politician, born in Paris.
Augustin Manuel Hubert Gaston Boué de Lapeyrère (18 January 1852 – 17 February 1924) was a French admiral during World War I. He was a strong proponent of naval reform, and is comparable to Admiral Jackie Fisher of the British Royal Navy.
Avern Levin Cohn (born July 23, 1924) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Élias Youssef Sarkis (20 July 1924 – 27 June 1985) (إلياس سركيس) was a lawyer and President of Lebanon, who served from 1976 to 1982.
Mustafa İsmet İnönü (24 September 1884 – 25 December 1973) was a Turkish general and statesman, who served as the second President of Turkey from 10 November 1938 to 27 May 1950, when his Republican People's Party was defeated in Turkey's second free elections.
The Babbs Switch fire on December 24, 1924 killed thirty-six people in a one-room school house at Babbs Switch, Oklahoma.
Babbs (Babbs Switch) is a small rural community in Kiowa County, Oklahoma.
Balbir Singh Dosanjh (born 10 October 1924) is a former hockey player from India.
Bayezid Osman, also known as Osman Bayezid Osmanoğlu with a surname as required by the Republic of Turkey, or known by the Ottoman imperial name as Şehzade (Prince) Bayezid Effendi (بایزید عثمان; 23 June 1924 – 6 January 2017), was the 44th Head of the Imperial House of Osman, which ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922.
The Beer Hall Putsch, also known as the Munich Putsch,Dan Moorhouse, ed.
Ben Joseph Jones (5 August 1924 – 10 February 2005) was a Grenadian politician.
Benny Bartlett (August 16, 1924 – December 26, 1999) was an American child actor, musician, and later a member of the longest running feature-film series The Bowery Boys.
Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for his television programme The Benny Hill Show, an amalgam of slapstick, burlesque, and double entendre in a format that included live comedy and filmed segments, with him at the focus of almost every segment.
Benoit B.  Mandelbrot  (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician and polymath with broad interests in the practical sciences, especially regarding what he labeled as "the art of roughness" of physical phenomena and "the uncontrolled element in life".
Bent Fabricius-Bjerre (born 7 December 1924), better known internationally as Bent Fabric, is a Danish pianist and composer.
Benwood is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States, along the Ohio River.
Berislav Klobučar (28 August 192413 June 2014) was a Croatian opera conductor.
Bernard M. Glasser (June 3, 1924 – January 2, 2014) was an American film producer and director.
Bess Myerson (July 16, 1924 – December 14, 2014) was an American politician, model and television actress who became famous in 1945 as the first Jewish Miss America.
Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman (née Wallace; February 13, 1885 – October 18, 1982) was the wife of U.S. President Harry S. Truman and the First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953.
Betty Lockwood, Baroness Lockwood (born 22 January 1924), is a Labour Party activist.
Eulah Elizabeth "Betty" Tucker (January 28, 1924 – August 20, 2012) was a pitcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Bettye Louise Ackerman (February 28, 1924 – November 1, 2006) was an American actress primarily known for her work on television.
Prince Bhekimpi Alpheus Dlamini (26 November 1924 – 1 November 1999) was Prime Minister of Swaziland from 25 March 1983 to 6 October 1986.
Billy Barty (born William John Bertanzetti, October 25, 1924 – December 23, 2000) was an American actor and activist.
Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – January 14 or 15, 1947), known posthumously as "the Black Dahlia", was an American woman who was found murdered in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Robert Appleyard (27 June 1924 – 17 March 2015) was a Yorkshire and England first-class cricketer.
Robert Alan 'Bob' Johnston AC (born 19 July 1924) is an Australian economist and the 4th Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Robert Albert Kurland (December 23, 1924 – September 29, 2013) was a American basketball center, who played for the two-time NCAA champion Oklahoma A&M Aggies (now Oklahoma State Cowboys) basketball team.
Robert Marshall (Bobby) Rosengarden (April 23, 1924 – February 27, 2007) was a jazz drummer and bandleader.
Robert Waltrip Short (September 15, 1924 – March 21, 2005) was an American cabaret singer and pianist, best known for his interpretations of songs by popular composers of the first half of the 20th century such as Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Richard A. Whiting, Vernon Duke, Noël Coward and George and Ira Gershwin.
Mary Joan Okum (née Kath; October 27, 1924 – December 8, 2015), known by her performing name Bonnie Lou, was an American musical pioneer, recognized as one of the first female rock and roll singers.
The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston.
Brendan Thomas Byrne (April 1, 1924 – January 4, 2018) was an American politician, statesman, and prosecutor, serving as the 47th Governor of New Jersey from 1974 to 1982.
Brett Somers (born Audrey Dawn Johnston; July 11, 1924 – September 15, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, singer, and game-show personality who was born in Canada and raised in Maine.
The British Empire Exhibition was a colonial exhibition held at Wembley Park, Wembley, Middlesex in 1924 and 1925, running from 23 April 1924 to 31 October 1925.
Bronisław Baczko (June 13, 1924 – August 29, 2016) was a Polish philosopher and historian of ideas.
Bruno A. Boley (May 13, 1924 – February 11, 2017) was the Dean of Engineering at Northwestern University for 20 years.
Buddy Hackett (born Leonard Hacker; August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor.
Hugh Alan "Buddy" MacMaster, (October 18, 1924 – August 20, 2014) was a Canadian fiddler.
Caesar Cardini (also known as Cesare Cardini, February 24, 1896 – November 3, 1956) was an Italian Mexican American restaurateur, chef, and hotel owner who, along with his brother Alex Cardini (November 23, 1899 – December 22, 1974), is credited with creating the Caesar salad.
A Caesar salad is a green salad of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, garlic, Dijon mustard, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper.
A caliphate (خِلافة) is a state under the leadership of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph (خَليفة), a person considered a religious successor to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a leader of the entire ummah (community).
John Calvin Coolidge Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929).
Calvin J. Spann (November 28, 1924 – September 6, 2015) was an original Tuskegee Airman and fighter pilot with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group.
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.
Carel Steven Adama van Scheltema (Amsterdam, 26 February 1877 — Bergen, 6 May 1924) was a Dutch socialist poet.
Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (24 April 1845 – 29 December 1924) was a Swiss poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1919 "in special appreciation of his epic, Olympian Spring".
Carlo Bergonzi (13 July 1924 – 25 July 2014) was an Italian operatic tenor.
General Carlos Humberto Romero Mena (February 29, 1924 – February 27, 2017) was a Salvadoran politician who served as President of El Salvador between July 1, 1977, and his overthrow on October 15, 1979.
Carole Cook (born January 14, 1924) is an American actress of musical theatre, film, and television.
John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor, producer, and director whose television career spanned four decades.
The Castle Gate mine disaster occurred on March 8, 1924, in a coal mine near the town of Castle Gate, Utah (now dismantled), located approximately southeast of Salt Lake City.
Catherine Small Long (born February 7, 1924) is a Democratic former U.S. representative for Louisiana's 8th congressional district, which she filled from 1985 to 1987, the remainder of the term left by the death of her husband, Gillis William Long.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Cecil "Cec" Roy Abbott AO, QPM (7 August 1924 – 12 March 2014) was the Commissioner of the New South Wales Police in Australia from 30 December 1981 to 7 August 1984.
Karatholuvu Chandrasekaran Sivasankaran (also known as KC Sivasankaran, Artist Sankar), (born 19 July 1924) is an Indian artist who primarily contributed to the Indian Language magazine, Chandamama (also known as Ambulimama).
Charles Aznavour (born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian, Շահնուր Վաղինակ Ազնավուրեան; 22 May 1924) is a French, later naturalised Armenian, singer, lyricist, actor, public activist and diplomat.
Charles C. Droz (born July 8, 1924) was an American politician in the state of South Dakota.
Charles William James Keeping (22 September 1924 – 16 May 1988) was an English illustrator, children's book author and lithographer.
Charles Norman Shay (born June 27, 1924) is a Penobscot tribal elder, writer, and decorated veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.
Charles Paul Simmons (August 17, 1924 – June 1, 2017) was an American editor and novelist.
Charles Herbert Stockton (October 13, 1845 – May 31, 1924) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and the U.S. Navy's first uniformed expert in International Law.
Sir Charles Augustus Tegart KPM (1881 – 6 April 1946) was a British colonial police officer in India and Mandatory Palestine.
Charles Thone (January 4, 1924 – March 7, 2018) was an American Republican politician.
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (30 September 1852 – 29 March 1924) was an Irish composer, music teacher, and conductor.
Charley Winner (born July 2, 1924) is a former a football coach whose professional and personal life was closely intertwined with that of Weeb Ewbank, another coach.
Charles Thomas Munger (born January 1, 1924) is an American investor, businessman and philanthropist.
Charles Patrick "Charlie" Tully (11 July 1924 - 27 July 1971) was a footballer with Celtic Football Club.
Charlotte T. Armstrong (née Lubman) (June 17, 1924 – November 24, 2008) was a pitcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), known as "Mr.
The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.
The Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) is a statutory office held by a four-star general in the United States Army.
Tan Sri Chong Hon Nyan (张汉源; born 21 June 1924, Kuala Lumpur) is a Malaysian politician of Chinese descent.
Chris Chase (born Irene Greengard; January 12, 1924 – October 31, 2013), also known by the stage name Irene Kane, was an American model, film actress, writer, and journalist.
Christine Glanville (28 October 1924 – 1 March 1999) was an English puppeteer who spent much of her professional life contributing to television series produced by Gerry Anderson.
Charles Byron Harmon (born April 23, 1924) is an American former professional baseball utility player in Major League Baseball who played for the Cincinnati Redlegs (1954–1956), St. Louis Cardinals (1956–1957) and Philadelphia Phillies (1957).
Cicely L.Tyson (born December 19, 1924) is an American actress and former fashion model.She is best known for playing strong African-American women on screen and stage throughout her career, she is the recipient of three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actor Guild Award and one Tony Award.
José Cipriano Castro Ruiz (12 October 1858 – 4 December 1924) was a high-ranking member of the Venezuelan military, politician and the President of Venezuela from 1899 to 1908.
Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state or belonging to a nation.
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (April 18, 1924 – September 10, 2005) was an American musician from Louisiana and Texas.
Clara Isabel Alegría Vides (May 12, 1924 – January 25, 2018), also known by her pseudonym Claribel Alegría, was a Nicaraguan-Salvadoran poet, essayist, novelist, and journalist who was a major voice in the literature of contemporary Central America.
Claude Abravanel (16 July 1924 – 14 December 2012) was a Swiss pianist and composer of classical music.
Sir Clement Raphael Freud (24 April 192415 April 2009) was a British broadcaster, writer, politician and chef.
Clyde Luther Scott (August 29, 1924 – January 30, 2018) was an American athlete who competed professionally in the National Football League and earned an Olympic medal in the 110 meter hurdles.
Heinz Jakob "Coco" Schumann (14 May 1924 – 28 January 2018) was a German jazz musician and Holocaust survivor.
Colin Cameron Davies (10 June 1924 – 8 January 2017) was a Spanish-born Kenyan prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Colleen Rose Dewhurst (3 June 1924 – 22 August 1991) was a Canadian-American actress.
A colonial exhibition was a type of international exhibition intended to boost trade and bolster popular support for the various colonial empires during the New Imperialism period, which started in the 1880s with the scramble for Africa.
The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) was a holding company of manufacturers of record-keeping and measuring systems subsequently known as IBM.
The Conference of Ambassadors of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers was an inter-allied organization of the Entente in the period following the end of World War I. Formed in Paris in January 1920 it became a successor of the Supreme War Council and was later on de facto incorporated into the League of Nations as one of its governing bodies.
Metropolitan Cornelius (Митрополит Корнилий, Metropoliit Kornelius or secular name Vjatšeslav Vassiljevitš Jakobs, or Vyacheslav Vasilyevich Yakobs, Вячеслав Васильевич Якобс; 19 June 1924, Tallinn – 19 April 2018, Tallinn) was an Estonian metropolitan bishop of Tallinn and All Estonia, the head of the Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate.
Croydon Airport, also known as London Terminal Aerodrome or London Airport (ICAO: EGCR) was the UK's major international airport during the interwar period, located in South London, England.
Curtis West Harris (July 1, 1924 – December 10, 2017) was an African-American minister, civil rights activist, and politician in Virginia.
Dagfinn Vårvik (8 June 1924 – 25 March 2018) was a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party.
Dalia Wood (21 August 1924 – 6 January 2013) was a member of the Senate of Canada.
Daniel Kahikina Akaka (September 11, 1924 – April 6, 2018) was an American educator and politician who was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1990 to 2013.
Daniel Toroitich arap Moi (born 2 September 1924) is a former Kenyan politician who served as the second President of Kenya from 1978 to 2002.
was a United States Senator from Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012.
Daniel Ridgway Knight (15 March 18399 March 1924) was an American artist born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
Sir David Roxbee Cox (born 15 July 1924) is a prominent British statistician.
Air Chief Marshal Sir David George Evans, (born 14 July 1924) is a retired senior commander of the Royal Air Force.
David Pines (June 8, 1924 May 3, 2018) was the founding director of the Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) and the International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (I2CAM) (respectively, US-wide and international institutions dedicated to research in and the understanding of emergent phenomena), distinguished professor of physics, University of California, Davis, research professor of physics and professor emeritus of physics and electrical and computer engineering in the Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and a staff member in the office of the Materials, Physics, and Applications Division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
David Rubinger (דוד רובינגר; 29 June 1924 – 2 March 2017) was an Israeli photographer and photojournalist.
David Wishart Torrance (born 22 June 1924), commonly known as David W. Torrance, is a retired Church of Scotland minister and part of the well-known Torrance family of theologians and Christian ministers.
Davidson Sylvester Hector Willoughby Nicol or Abioseh Nicol (14 September 1924 – 20 September 1994) was a Sierra Leonean academic, diplomat, physician, writer and poet.
Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, GCMG (born 16 May 1924) is a Gambian politician who was a significant national leader of The Gambia, serving as its Prime Minister from 1962 to 1970, and then as its first President from 1970 to 1994.
The Dawes Plan (as proposed by the Dawes Committee, chaired by Charles G. Dawes) was an initial plan in 1924 to resolve the World War I reparations that Germany had to pay, which had strained diplomacy following World War I and the Treaty of Versailles.
Charles Dean O'Banion (July 8, 1892 – November 10, 1924) was an American mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the brutal Chicago bootlegging wars of the 1920s.
The death ray or death beam was a theoretical particle beam or electromagnetic weapon of the 1920s and 1930s that was claimed to have been invented independently by Guglielmo Marconi, Nikola Tesla, Harry Grindell Matthews, Edwin R. Scott, and Graichen, as well as others.
It is known by a collection of names including: Saint Sylvester's Day, New Year's Eve or Old Years Day/Night, as the following day is New Year's Day.
Donald Kent "Deke" Slayton (March 1, 1924 – June 13, 1993), (Major, USAF) was an American World War II pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot who was selected as one of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts, and became NASA's first Chief of the Astronaut Office.
Delia Fiallo (born 4 July 1924) is a Cuban author and screenwriter who lives in Miami, Florida.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Dennis Vincent Brutus (28 November 1924 – 26 December 2009) was a South African activist, educator, journalist and poet best known for his campaign to have South Africa banned from the Olympic Games due to its controversial racial policy of apartheid.
William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s to not long before his death in 2006.
Derek Shackleton (12 August 1924 – 28 September 2007) was a Hampshire and England bowler.
Dimitar Isakov (Димитър Исаков) (born 25 June 1924 in Dupnitsa) is a retired Bulgarian football player.
Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963) was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s".
William Ralph "Dixie" Dean (22 January 1907 – 1 March 1980) was an English footballer who played as a centre forward.
Dmitry Timofeyevich Yazov (Дми́трий Тимофе́евич Я́зов; born 8 November 1924) was the last Marshal of the Soviet Union to be appointed before the collapse of the Soviet Union (on 28 April 1990).
Domenico Pace (born 9 July 1924) is an Italian fencer.
Donald Hugh Harron, (September 19, 1924 – January 17, 2015) was a Canadian comedian, actor, director, journalist, author, playwright, and composer.
Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and comedian, best known as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which he earned five Emmy Awards.
Donald MacKay Fraser (born February 20, 1924) is an American politician from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dorothy Harrell (February 4, 1924 – September 15, 2011) was a shortstop who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Mary Dorothy Maloney (January 29, 1924 – January 19, 2018) was an American actress.
Draga Ahačič (born 6 July 1924) is a Slovene actress, film director, translator and journalist.
Peter Alexandrovich of Oldenburg (Peter Friedrich Georg, Duke of Oldenburg) (21 November 1868 – 11 March 1924) was the first husband of Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, the youngest sister of Tsar Nicholas II.
Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit.
Earl E. Bakken (born January 10, 1924 in Hennepin County, Minnesota) is an American engineer, businessman and philanthropist of Dutch and Norwegian American ancestry.
Earl Eugene Scruggs (January 6, 1924 – March 28, 2012) was an American musician noted for popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style, now called "Scruggs style", that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music.
Earl Wesley Bascom (June 19, 1906 – August 28, 1995) was an American painter, printmaker, rodeo performer and sculptor, raised in Canada, who portrayed his own experiences cowboying and rodeoing across the American and Canadian West.
The Earth inductor compass (or simply induction compass) is a compass that determines directions using the principle of electromagnetic induction, with the Earth's magnetic field acting as the induction field for an electric generator.
East Prussia (Ostpreußen,; Prusy Wschodnie; Rytų Prūsija; Borussia orientalis; Восточная Пруссия) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1773 to 1829 and again from 1878 (with the Kingdom itself being part of the German Empire from 1871); following World War I it formed part of the Weimar Republic's Free State of Prussia, until 1945.
Edward Irving Koch (December 12, 1924February 1, 2013) was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator.
Edward Frank Mierkowicz (March 6, 1924 – May 19, 2017), nicknamed "Butch" and "Mouse," was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played with the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals in a span of four seasons from 1945–1950.
Edward Davis Wood Jr. (October 10, 1924 – December 10, 1978) was an American filmmaker, actor, and author.
Edith Mae Savage-Jennings (March 17, 1924 – November 12, 2017) was an American civil rights leader from New Jersey.
Edward Idris Cassidy AC (born 5 July 1924) is an Australian Roman Catholic cardinal priest.
Edward Henry Kenelm Digby, 12th Baron Digby, (24 July 1924 – 1 April 2018) was a British peer and British Army (Coldstream Guards) officer.
Edward F. Welch Jr. (13 November 1924 – 2 January 2008) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy active during much of the Cold War.
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.
Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.
Edwin Powell Hubble (November 20, 1889 – September 28, 1953) was an American astronomer.
Efren Ongpin Reyes Sr. (June 18, 1924 – February 11, 1968) was a Filipino actor and director.
Egan's Rats was an American organized crime gang that exercised considerable power in St. Louis, Missouri, from 1890 to 1924.
The eight-hour day movement or 40-hour week movement, also known as the short-time movement, was a social movement to regulate the length of a working day, preventing excesses and abuses.
Elaine Frances Sturtevant (née Horan; August 23, 1924 – May 7, 2014), also known simply as "Sturtevant", was an American artist.
Eleonora Duse (3 October 1858 – 21 April 1924) was an Italian actress, often known simply as Duse.
Elfriede "Elfi" von Dassanowsky (February 2, 1924October 2, 2007) was an Austrian-born singer, pianist and film producer.
Ella Jenkins (born August 6, 1924) is an American folk singer and actress.
Mafalda Theotto (September 18, 1924 – May 16, 2018), known professionally as Eloísa Mafalda, was a Brazilian actress.
Emily Weisberg Sunstein (April 28, 1924 - April 21, 2007) was an American campaigner, political activist and biographer.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
Enrique Jorge Morea (11 April 1924 – 15 March 2017) was an Argentine tennis player.
Epitácio Cafeteira Afonso Pereira (June 27, 1924 – May 13, 2018) was a Brazilian politician.
Sir Eric James Neal AC CVO FTSE HonFAIB (born 24 June 1924) is a retired Australian businessman and public officer.
Erich Gruenberg (born 12 October 1924) is an Austrian-born British violinist and teacher.
Ernest Graves Jr. (born July 6, 1924) was a United States Army officer who attained the rank of lieutenant general.
Ernestine von Kirchsberg (12 August 1857, Verona - 8 October 1924, Graz) was an Austrian landscape painter.
Ernest Thorwald Johnson Sr. (June 16, 1924 – August 12, 2011) was a Major League Baseball pitcher and longtime play-by-play and color commentator on Atlanta Braves games on WTBS.
Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson (January 25, 1878 – May 14, 1975) was a Swedish-American electrical engineer, who was a pioneer in radio and television development.
Ernst Trygger (27 October 1857 – 23 September 1943) was a Swedish jurist professor and conservative politician.
Errol Freeman Brathwaite (3 April 1924 – 4 December 2005) was a New Zealand author.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
Eva Marie Saint (born July 4, 1924) is an American actress.
Evan Shelby Connell Jr. (August 17, 1924 – January 10, 2013) was a U.S. novelist, poet, and short-story writer.
Evette Huntley Branson (née Flindt; born 12 July 1923) is a British philanthropist, child welfare advocate, and the mother of Richard Branson.
Evelyn Wawryshyn (born November 11, 1924) is a Canadian former second basewoman who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Ezer Weizman (עֵזֶר וַיצְמָן Ezer Vaytsman; 15 June 1924 – 24 April 2005) was the seventh President of Israel, first elected in 1993 and re-elected in 1998.
Ezra Laderman (29 June 1924 – 28 February 2015) was an American composer of classical music.
Ezzatolah Entezami (عزتالله انتظامی, born June 21, 1924) is an Iranian actor.
Francis Herbert Bradley OM (30 January 1846 – 18 September 1924) was a British idealist philosopher.
Floyd James Rutherford (born July 11, 1924) is a science professor.
Francisco Sionil José (born 3 December 1924) is one of the most widely read Filipino writers in the English language. His novels and short stories depict the social underpinnings of class struggles and colonialism in Filipino society. José's works—written in English—have been translated into 28 languages, including Korean, Indonesian, Czech, Russian, Latvian, Ukrainian and Dutch.
Faidon Matthaiou, also spelled Fedon Mattheou and Phaedon Mathaiou (Φαίδων Ματθαίου) (12 July 1924 – 17 September 2011) was a Greek professional basketball player and coach.
"Fascinating Rhythm" is a popular song written by George Gershwin in 1924 with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.
Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called telecopying or telefax (the latter short for telefacsimile), is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images), normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device.
For superstitious reasons, when the Romans began to intercalate to bring their calendar into line with the solar year, they chose not to place their extra month of Mercedonius after February but within it.
February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most years that are divisible by 4, such as 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, and 2024.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the December solstice).
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Fernando Tamagnini de Abreu e Silva (13 May 1856 in Tomar, Portugal – 24 November 1924 in Lisbon, Portugal) was a cavalry officer and general of the Portuguese Army.
Ferruccio Busoni (1 April 1866 – 27 July 1924) (given names: Ferruccio Dante Michelangiolo Benvenuto) was an Italian composer, pianist, conductor, editor, writer, and teacher.
Fess Elisha Parker Jr. (born F.E. Parker;Weaver, Tom., p. 148 (McFarland 2012). August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010)(March 18, 2010) CBS News Accessed March 18, 2010 was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955–1956 TV miniseries and as Daniel Boone in a television series from 1964 to 1970.
Ali Fethi Okyar (29 April 1880 – 7 May 1943) was a Turkish diplomat and politician who also served as a military officer and diplomat during the last decade of the Ottoman Empire.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
The first aerial circumnavigation of the world was conducted in 1924 by a team of aviators of the United States Army Air Service, the precursor of the United States Air Force.
The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is the title held by the hostess of the White House, usually the wife of the President of the United States, concurrent with the President's term in office.
Mammola Sandon, known by the stage name of Flo Sandon's (29 June 1924 – 17 November 2006), was an Italian singer who was popular in the post-World War II years.
Florence Mabel Harding (née Kling; August 15, 1860 – November 21, 1924) was the First Lady of the United States from 1921 to 1923 as the wife of President Warren G. Harding.
Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British novelist and playwright.
Francis Knollys, 1st Viscount Knollys, (16 July 1837 – 15 August 1924) was a British courtier.
Francis Leonard Tombs, Baron Tombs (born 17 May 1924) is an English industrialist and former politician.
Francis Guy Percy Wyndham FRSL (2 July 1924 – 28 December 2017) was an English author, literary editor and journalist.
Francisco Macías Nguema (born Mez-m Ngueme; Africanised to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong) (1 January 1924 – 29 September 1979) was the first President of Equatorial Guinea, from 1968 until his overthrow and subsequent execution in 1979.
Frank W. Bolle (born June 23, 1924) is an American comic-strip artist, comic-book artist and illustrator, best known as the longtime artist of the newspaper strips Winnie Winkle and The Heart of Juliet Jones; for stints on the comic books Tim Holt and Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom; and as an illustrator for the Boy Scouts of America magazine Boys' Life for 18 years.
John Franklin Broyles (December 26, 1924 – August 14, 2017) was an American football player and coach, athletics administrator, and broadcaster.
Frank Capone (July 16, 1895 – April 1, 1924) was a Chicago mobster who participated in the attempted takeover of Cicero, Illinois by his brother Al Capone's criminal organization.
Frank Leroy Chance (September 9, 1877 – September 15, 1924) was an American professional baseball player.
Frank Frost Abbott (March 27, 1860 – July 23, 1924) was an American classical scholar.
Francis James "Frank" Ivancie (born July 19, 1924) is an American businessman and politician who served as mayor of Portland, Oregon, from 1980 to 1985.
Frank Joseph Kelley (born December 31, 1924), was the 50th Attorney General of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Frank Joseph Guarini (born August 20, 1924) is an American Democratic Party politician, who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives, where he represented the now-defunct Fourteenth Congressional District from 1979 to 1993.
Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (January 23, 1924 June 3, 2013) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from New Jersey as a member of the Democratic Party.
Frank Logue (August 18, 1924 – December 31, 2010) was the 25th mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, serving from 1976 to 1979.
Frank Fabian Mankiewicz II (May 16, 1924 – October 23, 2014) was an American journalist, political adviser, president of National Public Radio and public relations executive.
Frank North (December 27, 1924 – December 19, 2017) was an American football coach.
Frank Anthony Sturgis (December 9, 1924 – December 4, 1993), born Frank Angelo Fiorini, was one of the five Watergate burglars whose capture led to the end of the Presidency of Richard Nixon.
Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell (1 August 1924 – 13 March 1967), sometimes referred to by his nickname of Tae, was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator.
Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.
Freddie Dalton Thompson (August 19, 1942 – November 1, 2015) was an American politician, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, film and television actor, and radio host.
Freda Betti (26 February 1924 – 13 November 1979), whose birth name was Frédérique Thérèse Augusta Betti, was a French mezzo-soprano singer whose career was mainly confined to France.
Fredd Wayne (born October 17, 1924) is an American actor with a career spanning seven decades on Broadway, radio, television, movies and recorded works.
Frederick Cecil Bartholomew (March 28, 1924 – January 23, 1992), known for his acting work as Freddie Bartholomew, was an English-American child actor.
The Free State of Fiume was an independent free state which existed between 1920 and 1924.
Friedrich Ludwig "Fritz" Bauer (10 June 1924 – 26 March 2015) was a German computer scientist and professor at the Technical University of Munich.
Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern (Friedrich Wilhelm Ferdinand Joseph Maria Manuel Georg Meinrad Fidelis Benedikt Michael Hubert Fürst von Hohenzollern; February 3, 1924– September 16, 2010) was the head of the Princely House of Hohenzollern.
Friedrichshafen is an industrial city on the northern shoreline of Lake Constance (the Bodensee) in Southern Germany, near the borders of both Switzerland and Austria.
Friedrich Heinrich Karl "Fritz" Haarmann (25 October 1879 – 15 April 1925) was a German serial killer, known as the Butcher of Hanover, the Vampire of Hanover and the Wolf-Man, who committed the sexual assault, murder, mutilation and dismemberment of a minimum of 24 boys and young men between 1918 and 1924 in Hanover, Germany.
Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1846 – April 24, 1924) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator.
Gabriel Stanley "Gabe" Pressman (February 14, 1924 – June 23, 2017) was an American journalist who was a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York City for more than 60 years.
Gabriel Urbain Fauré (12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher.
A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter.
Gamal Abdel-Rahim (جمال عبد الرحيم), (b. Cairo, May 1, 1924; d. Königstein, Germany, November 23, 1988) was an Egyptian classical music composer, educator, and pianist.
Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, liquid, and plasma).
Geeta Mukherjee (8 January 1924 – 4 March 2000) was a political and social worker and a four times MLA from Panskura Purba, from 1967 to 1977, and seven time Member of Parliament elected from the Panskura constituency, from 1980 to 2000, in the Indian state of West Bengal being a Communist Party of India (CPI) candidate.
Gene Stratton-Porter (August 17, 1863 – December 6, 1924), born Geneva Grace Stratton, was a Wabash County, Indiana, native who became a self-trained American author, nature photographer, and naturalist.
The Geneva Protocol for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes was a proposal to the League of Nations presented by British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald and his French counterpart Édouard Herriot.
Albert Geoffrey Bayldon (7 January 1924 – 10 May 2017) was an English actor.
Prof Georg Hermann Quincke FRSFor HFRSE (November 19, 1834 – January 13, 1924) was a German physicist.
George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.
George Guest CBE FRCO (9 February 1924 – 20 November 2002) was a Welsh organist and choral conductor.
George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.
George Kennan (February 16, 1845 – May 10, 1924) was an American explorer noted for his travels in the Kamchatka and Caucasus regions of the Russian Empire.
George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest, in the early 1920s.
George Lawrence Mikan Jr. (June 18, 1924 – June 1, 2005), nicknamed Mr.
Georges Charpak (born Jerzy Charpak, 8 March 1924 – 29 September 2010) was a Polish-born French physicist from a Jewish family who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992.
Georges Prêtre (14 August 1924 – 4 January 2017) was a French orchestral and opera conductor.
Georges Rivière (born 1 July 1924) is a French actor who worked in Argentine cinema in the 1950s.
Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Georgiana Young Montalban (born Georgiana Paula Belzer; September 30, 1924 – November 29, 2007) was an American actress, the maternal younger half-sister of actresses Loretta Young, Polly Ann Young, and Sally Blane.
Gerald Schoenfeld (September 22, 1924 – November 25, 2008) was chairman of the Shubert Organization from 1972-2008.
Geraldine Sue Page (November 22, 1924June 13, 1987) was an American film, television, and stage actress.
Gerson Goldhaber (February 20, 1924 – July 19, 2010) was a German-born American particle physicist and astrophysicist.
Giacomo Matteotti (22 May 1885 – 10 June 1924) was an Italian socialist politician.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Gilbert Ray Hodges, ne Hodge (April 4, 1924 – April 2, 1972) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman and manager who played most of his 18-year career for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Lieutenant Giovanni 'Giannino' Ancillotto (15 November 1896 – 18 October 1924) was an Italian World War I flying ace credited with 11 confirmed aerial victories.
Giovanni Sartori (13 May 1924 – 4 April 2017) was an Italian political scientist specialized in the study of democracy and comparative politics.
Girma Wolde-Giorgis (Ge'ez: ግርማ ወልደ ጊዮርጊስ; born 28 December 1924) is an Ethiopian politician who was the President of Ethiopia from 2001 to 2013.
Gloria Jane Stroock (born July 10, 1924) is an American film, stage, and television actress.
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt (born February 20, 1924) is an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite.
Gopinath Saha (1906-1924) was a Bengali activist for Indian independence (from British rule) and member of the Hindustan Republican Association.
Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler (17 March 1834 – 6 March 1900) was an engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the German Confederation), in what is now Germany.
The Governor-General of the Union of South Africa (Goewerneur-generaal van Unie van die Suid-Afrika, Gouverneur-generaal van de Unie van Zuid-Afrika) was the highest state official in the Union of South Africa between 31 May 1910 and 31 May 1961.
Graham Dunscombe (born 7 July 1924) was an Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
Grégoire Kayibanda (May 1, 1924December 15, 1976) was the first elected and second President of Rwanda.
A referendum on becoming a republic was held in Greece on 13 April 1924.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
Guillermo Rodríguez Lara (born November 4, 1924), known as "Bombita", is a former military dictator of Ecuador who was in power from February 15, 1972 to January 11, 1976.
Guy Reginald Bolton (23 November 1884 – 4 September 1979) was an Anglo-American playwright and writer of musical comedies.
Guy Rocher (born April 20, 1924) is a Canadian academic and sociologist.
Gwen Mary Moffat (née Goddard; born 3 July 1924) is a British climber and writer.
György Lázár (15 September 1924 – 2 October 2014) was a Hungarian Communist politician who served as Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1975 to 1987.
Tan Sri Hamzah Abu Samah (5 January 1924 – 4 September 2012) was a Malaysian politician and athlete who served as President of Asian Football Confederation from 9 December 1978 to 1 August 1994.
The Hanapēpē Massacre (also called the Battle of Hanapēpē since both sides were armed) happened on September 9, 1924.
, commonly referred to as simply Koshien Stadium, is a baseball park located near Kobe in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren (born 1924) is a retired officer who served in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps, its successor, the Environmental Science Services Administration Corps (ESSA Corps), and the ESSA Corps's successor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps).
Harlon Henry Block (November 6, 1924 – March 1, 1945) was a United States Marine Corps corporal who was killed in action during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
Harry Grindell Matthews (17 March 1880 – 11 September 1941) was an English inventor who claimed to have invented a death ray in the 1920s.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harvey Kurtzman (October 3, 1924 – February 21, 1993) was an American cartoonist and editor.
Hazel Brooks (September 8, 1924 – September 18, 2002) was an American actress.
Hédi Fried (born 15 June 1924 in Sighet) is a Jewish author and psychologist.
Hector Luis Fautario was a retired Argentine Air Force general.
Heinrich Berté, born Heinrich Bettelheim (8 May 1858 in Galgócz, Hungary (now Hlohovec, Slovakia) – 23 August 1924 in Perchtoldsdorf, Austria) was an Austria-Hungarian composer of operas and operettas.
Heinrich Schultz (misspelled also Heinrich Schults; 23 September 1924 – 1 October 2012) was an Estonian cultural functionary, the organizer of international jazz festivals in Tallinn, Estonia, then part of the Soviet Union.
Heinz Schenk (11 December 1924 in Mainz; died 1 May 2014 in Wiesbaden) was a German television moderator and actor.
Helen Grayco (born Helen Greco; September 20, 1924) is an American singer, performer, and actress active from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Henry Bacon (November 28, 1866 – February 16, 1924) was an American Beaux-Arts architect who is best remembered for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (built 1915–22), which was his final project.
Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 November 9, 1924) was an American Republican Congressman and historian from Massachusetts.
Henry John Hyde (April 18, 1924 – November 29, 2007), an American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 2007, representing the 6th District of Illinois, an area of Chicago's northwestern suburbs which included O'Hare International Airport.
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores.
Foto: Lothar Wolleh: Herbert Zangs Herbert Zangs (March 27, 1924 in Krefeld – March 26, 2003 in Krefeld) was a German artist.
Harold Arnold Harvey (June 3, 1924 – April 3, 1996) — known as Herk Harvey — was an American film director, screenwriter, actor and film producer.
Hermann Buhl (21 September 1924 – 27 June 1957) was an Austrian mountaineer and is considered one of the best climbers of all time.
was a Japanese actress who began as a child actor and maintained her fame in a career that spanned half a century.
The British office of high commissioner for Southern Africa was responsible for governing British possessions in Southern Africa, latterly the protectorates Basutoland (now Lesotho), the Bechuanaland Protectorate (now Botswana) and Swaziland, as well as for relations with autonomous governments in the area.
HMS L24 was a L-class submarine built for the Royal Navy during World War I. The boat was not completed before the end of the war and was sunk in an accidental collision in 1924.
Holger Juul Hansen (14 August 1924 – 19 March 2013) was a Danish actor.
Felipe Horacio Vásquez Lajara (October 22, 1860 – March 25, 1936) was a Dominican general and political figure.
Sir Arthur Henry Hugh Cortazzi, (born 2 May 1924) is a British diplomat.
Professor emeritus Hugh Stretton AC (15 July 1924 – 18 July 2015) was an Australian historian, urban theorist and a Rhodes Scholar.
Hugo Dieter Stinnes (12 February 1870 – 10 April 1924) was a German industrialist and politician.
Husein Mehmedov (Хюсеин Мехмедов) (25 January 1924 – 9 March 2014) was a Bulgarian wrestler of Turkish descent who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Hydromorphone, also known as dihydromorphinone, and sold under the brand name Dilaudid, among others, is a centrally acting pain medication of the opioid class.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
Abdulaziz ibn Abdul Rahman ibn Faisal ibn Turki ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad Al Saud (عبد العزيز بن عبد الرحمن آل سعود,; 15 January 1875 – 9 November 1953), usually known within the Arab world as Abdulaziz and in the West as Ibn Saud, was the first monarch and founder of Saudi Arabia, the "third Saudi state".
Sultan Idris Iskandar Al-Mutawakkil Alallahi Shah II Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Shah Kaddasullah, CMG (17 August 1924 – 31 January 1984) was the 33rd Sultan of Perak from 5 January 1963 until his death on 31 January 1984.
Ilie Tudor (born 11 July 1924) is a Romanian fencer.
The Immigration Act of 1924, or Johnson–Reed Act, including the National Origins Act, and Asian Exclusion Act, was a United States federal law that set quotas on the number of immigrants from certain countries while providing funding and an enforcement mechanism to carry out the longstanding (but hitherto unenforced) ban on other non-white immigrants.
The Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, also known as the Snyder Act, was proposed by Representative Homer P. Snyder (R) of New York and granted full U.S. citizenship to the indigenous peoples of the United States, called "Indians" in this Act.
Inez Ferne Voyce (born August 16, 1924) is a former first basewoman who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Inge Sørensen (18 July 1924 – 9 March 2011) was a swimmer from Denmark, and the youngest known female Olympic Games medalist in an individual event.
The International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA) was founded in 1924 to "promote widespread study, discussion and publicity of all questions involved in the establishment of an auxiliary language, together with research and experiment that may hasten such establishment in an intelligent manner and on stable foundations." Although it was created to determine which auxiliary language of a wide field of contenders was best suited for international communication, it eventually determined that none of them was up to the task and developed its own language, Interlingua.
Ip Chun (born 10 July 1924), also known as Yip Chun or Yip Jun, is a Chinese martial artist specialising in Wing Chun.
Ira Gershwin (6 December 1896 17 August 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.
Isabella Ormston Ford (1855–1924) was an English social reformer, suffragist and writer.
Isabella Stewart Gardner (April 14, 1840 – July 17, 1924) was a leading American art collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.
General elections were held in Italy on 6 April 1924.
Ivan Evstratiev Geshov (Иван Евстратиев Гешов) (20 February 1849 OS – 11 March 1924) was a Bulgarian politician who served as Prime Minister.
Ivan Minatti (22 March 1924 – 9 June 2012) was a Slovene poet, translator, and editor.
General James Barry Munnik Hertzog, better known as Barry Hertzog or J. B. M. Hertzog (6 April 1866 – 21 November 1942), was a South African politician and soldier.
John Daniel "J.
John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was an American law enforcement administrator and the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.
Jack Thomas Chick (April 13, 1924 – October 23, 2016) was an American cartoonist and publisher, best known for his evangelical fundamentalist Christian "Chick tracts", which presented his perspective on a variety of issues through sequential-art morality plays.
John Francis "Jack" Whitaker (born May 18, 1924) is an American sportscaster who worked for both CBS and ABC.
Jacky June (aka Jacke Jun, né Jean-Jacques Junne 3 April 1924 Brussels — 28 September 2012 Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium) was a Belgian jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and bandleader.
Jacob Israël de Haan (31 December 1881 – 30 June 1924) was a Dutch-Jewish literary writer, jurist and journalist who was assassinated in Jerusalem by the Jewish paramilitary organization Haganah for his anti-Zionist political activities and contacts with Arab leaders.
(25 June 1924) is a French painter and filmmaker whose work, highly influenced by photography and cinema, is an allegory of the contemporary world with a focus on the violence of everyday reality.
Jaime Ramón Lusinchi (27 May 1924 – 21 May 2014) was a Venezuelan politician who was the President of Venezuela from 1984 to 1989.
Jamaluddin Abro, (جمال الدين ابڙو - جمال الدین ابڑو) also known as Jamal Abro (2 May 1924 – 30 June 2004, Larkana, Pakistan) was a Sindhi writer.
James Arthur "Jimmy" Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic.
Sir James Whyte Black (14 June 1924 – 22 March 2010) was a Scottish physician and pharmacologist.
James Clinkscales Hill (January 8, 1924 – March 31, 2017) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and previously was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
James L. Greenfield (born 16 July 1924) served as United States Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs from 1962 to 1966 and was one of the editors of the New York Times who decided to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971.
James Walter McCord Jr. (born June 26, 1924) is a former CIA officer, later involved, as an electronics expert, in the burglaries which precipitated the Watergate scandal.
Jan Azam (born 1 July 1924) was a Pakistani sports shooter.
Jane Greer (born Bettejane Greer; September 9, 1924 – August 24, 2001) was an American film and television actress who was perhaps best known for her role as femme fatale Kathie Moffat in the 1947 film noir Out of the Past.
January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
János Starker (July 5, 1924 – April 28, 2013) was a Hungarian-American cellist.
József Zakariás (25 March 1924 – 22 November 1971) was a Hungarian footballer and manager.
Jean-François Revel (born Jean-François Ricard; 19 January 192430 April 2006) was a French journalist, philosopher, and a member of the Académie française from June 1998 onwards.
Jean-Paul Alata (17 August 1924 - September 1978) was a Frenchman who was a political prisoner in Camp Boiro, Guinea from January 1971 to July 1975, later writing a book about his experience which was banned by the French government.
Jeanette Schmid (6 November 1924 – 9 March 2005) was a professional transgender whistler.
Gerald Francis "Jerry" Coleman (September 14, 1924 – January 5, 2014) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman for the New York Yankees and manager of the San Diego Padres for one year.
Jesús Kumate Rodríguez (13 November 1924 – 7 May 2018) was a Mexican physician and politician.
Joan Christabel Jill Knight, Baroness Knight of Collingtree, DBE (née Christie; born 9 July 1923) is a former British Conservative Member of Parliament.
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
Edward Charles James Gardner, DFM (24 August 1924 – 3 May 2010) was an English actor.
Jimmy Roberts (April 6, 1923 – February 6, 1999) was an American tenor singer.
Jimmy Rogers (June 3, 1924 – December 19, 1997) was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player, best known for his work as a member of Muddy Waters's band in the early 1950s.
Jo Benkow (born Josef Elias Benkowitz; 15 August 1924 – 18 May 2013) was a Norwegian politician and writer, notable for being an important person in the Conservative Party of Norway, and the President of the Parliament 1985–1993.
Joan Delano Aiken MBE (4 September 1924 – 4 January 2004) was an English writer specialising in supernatural fiction and children's alternative history novels.
Joanne Emily Winter (November 24, 1924 – September 22, 1996) was a pitcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Johannes Mario Simmel (7 April 1924 – 1 January 2009), also known as J. M. Simmel, was an Austrian writer.
John Calvin Portman Jr. (December 4, 1924 – December 29, 2017) was an American neofuturistic architect and real estate developer widely known for popularizing hotels and office buildings with multi-storied interior atria.
John Clement Whitcomb, Jr.
John Chandler (born 27 June 1924) was a British sports shooter.
John Edward Bruce, also known as Bruce Grit or J. E. Bruce-Grit (February 22, 1856 – August 7, 1924), was an American journalist, historian, writer, orator, civil rights activist and Pan-African nationalist.
John Maxwell Lineham Love (7 December 1924 – 25 April 2005) was a racing driver from Rhodesia.
John David Melcher (September 6, 1924 – April 12, 2018) was an American politician of the Democratic Party who represented Montana as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977 and as a United States Senator from 1977 until 1989.
John Ashworth Nelder (8 October 1924 – 7 August 2010) was a British statistician known for his contributions to experimental design, analysis of variance, computational statistics, and statistical theory.
John Phillip Peters (April 8, 1850 – January 4, 1924) was a shortstop who played in Major League Baseball with four clubs from through.
John William Davis GBE (April 13, 1873 – March 24, 1955) was an American politician, diplomat and lawyer.
John William Kendrick (October 14, 1853 – February 16, 1924) was chief engineer, general manager and vice-president of the Northern Pacific Railway and later vice-chairman of the board of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.
John Woodnutt (3 March 1924 – 2 January 2006) was a British actor.
John William Bower (born John William Kiszkan; November 8, 1924 – December 26, 2017), nicknamed "The China Wall", was a Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender who won four Stanley Cups during his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
John L. Gilbert III (born July 13, 1924) is an American show business personality who has worked mainly on television game shows.
Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (3 March 1924 – 29 July 1966) was a senior Nigerian military officer and the first Nigerian Military Head of State.
Joseph Anthony Campanella (November 21, 1924 – May 16, 2018) was an American character actor.
Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian nationality.
Joyce Randolph (born October 21, 1924) is an American actress, best known for playing Trixie Norton on the television sitcom The Honeymooners.
Joyce Reynolds (born October 7, 1924) is a former American film actress who was under contract with Warner Bros. during the 1940s.
Jozef Tomko (born 11 March 1924) is a Slovak Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Juan Ponce Enrile Sr. (born February 14, 1924) is a Filipino politician and lawyer.
It is the first day of the second half of the year.
This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years.
The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.
The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.
On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
It is the last day of the first half of the year.
June Brooks (1924-2010) was an Oklahoma businesswoman, speaker and promoter of the Oil and Gas Industry.
June Rose Callwood, (June 2, 1924 – April 14, 2007) was a Canadian journalist, author and social activist.
Kwaku Baprui Asante (26 March 1924 – 22 January 2018) was a Ghanaian diplomat, writer and politician.
Alhaji Karim Ayinla Babalola "KAB" Olowu (OON) (born 7 June 1924) is a Nigerian former sprinter and long jumper who was part of Nigeria's first delegation to the Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.
Karl Friedrich Benz (25 November 1844 – 4 April 1929) was a German engine designer and automobile engineer.
Kate Claxton (August 24, 1848 – May 5, 1924) was an American actress, born Kate Elizabeth Cone at Somerville, New Jersey, to Spencer Wallace Cone and Josephine Martinez.
Mary Kathleen O'Malley (born March 31, 1924) is a retired American actress whose career began as a child.
María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García (16 January 1924 – 5 July 2002), better known as Katy Jurado, was a Mexican film, stage, and television actress.
Kauai, anglicized as Kauai, is geologically the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands.
Kazimieras Būga (November 6, 1879 – December 2, 1924) was a Lithuanian linguist and philologist.
, pseudonym of, was a Japanese writer, playwright, photographer and inventor.
Kemal Özçelik (born May 3, 1922) is a Turkish former equestrian who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Kenneth Armstrong (3 June 1924 – 13 June 1984) was an English association football player who represented both England and New Zealand at national level.
Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda (born 28 April 1924), also known as KK, is a Zambian former politician who served as the first President of Zambia from 1964 to 1991.
Kenneth Kendall (7 August 1924 – 14 December 2012) was a British broadcaster.
Kenneth Norman Jones (born 17 April 1924) is a retired Australian senior public servant.
Kenneth Patrick O'Donnell (March 4, 1924 – September 9, 1977) was an American political consultant and the special assistant and appointments secretary to President John F. Kennedy from 1961 until Kennedy's assassination in November 1963.
General Khamtai Siphandone (ຄຳໄຕ ສີພັນດອນ; born 8 February 1924) is a Laotian politician who was President of LaosDoeden, Matt (2007) Laos in Pictures, Lerner Publishing Group,, p. 71 from 24 February 1998, until 8 June 2006, when he was replaced by Choummaly Sayasone.
Kim Dae-jung, or Kim Dae Jung (6 January 192418 August 2009), was a South Korean politician who served as President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Slovene: Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија; Кралство Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed from 1918 until 1941, during the interwar period and beginning of World War II.
The Klaipėda Convention (or Convention concerning the Territory of Memel) was an international agreement between Lithuania and the countries of the Conference of Ambassadors (United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Japan) signed in Paris on May 8, 1924.
The Klaipėda Region (Klaipėdos kraštas) or Memel Territory (Memelland or Memelgebiet) was defined by the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 and refers to the most northern part of the German province of East Prussia, when as Memelland it was put under the administration of the Council of Ambassadors.
Knud Leif Thomsen (2 September 1924 – 14 October 2003) was a Danish film director and screenwriter.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Konstantinos Koumoundouros (Κωνσταντίνος Κουμουνδούρος; Oitylo, 1846 – Athens, 1924) was a Greek Navy officer and politician.
Krishna Prasad Bhattarai (Nepali: कृष्णप्रसाद भट्टराई; 13 December 19244 March 2011) also known as Kishunji was a Nepalese political leader.
Kurt Furgler (24 June 1924 – 23 July 2008) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1972–1986).
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Lakehurst is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Lars Bo (29 May 1924 – 21 October 1999) was a Danish artist and writer.
Lauren Bacall (born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks.
Lawrence R. Yetka (October 1, 1924 – November 12, 2017) was an Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives.
The League of Nations (abbreviated as LN in English, La Société des Nations abbreviated as SDN or SdN in French) was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War.
Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American automobile executive best known for spearheading the development of Ford Mustang and Pinto cars, while at the Ford Motor Company in the 1960s, and then later for reviving the Chrysler Corporation as its CEO during the 1980s.
Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987) was an American film and television actor.
Lenin's Mausoleum (formerly Lenin's & Stalin's Mausoleum (1953-1961)) (p), also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the centre of Moscow, is a mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin.
Lennart Carl Oscar Magnusson (1 January 1924 – 2 September 2011) was a Swedish fencer.
Torsten Lennart Samuelsson (7 July 1924 – 27 November 2012) was a Swedish association football player, who won bronze medals at the 1950 FIFA World Cup and 1952 Summer Olympics.
Leon Marcus Uris (August 3, 1924 – June 21, 2003) was an American author of historical fiction who wrote two bestselling books, Exodus (published in 1958) and Trinity (published in 1976).
Leonard D. Wexler (November 11, 1924 – March 31, 2018) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Leonard Everett Fisher (born June 24, 1924) is an American artist best known for illustrating children's books.
Leonardo Villar (born July 25, 1924) is a Brazilian actor.
Leonidas Kyrkos (12 October 1924 – 28 August 2011) was a Greek leftist politician and member of the Hellenic Parliament and the European Parliament.
Nathan Freudenthal Leopold Jr. (November 19, 1904 – August 29, 1971) and Richard Albert Loeb (June 11, 1905 – January 28, 1936), usually referred to collectively as Leopold and Loeb, were two wealthy students at the University of Chicago who in May 1924 kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old Robert Franks in Chicago.
Leslie Samuel Phillips, (born 20 April 1924) is an English actor who came to prominence in films in the 1950s, acting as a suave charmer with an exaggerated upper class accent, in the style of Terry-Thomas.
Lhasa is a prefecture-level city, formerly a prefecture until 7 January 1960, one of the main administrative divisions of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Li Li-hua (17 July 1924 – 19 March 2017) was a Chinese actress, better known as an actress from the Shaw Brothers Studio.
Libuše Havelková (11 May 1924 – 6 April 2017) was a Czech actress.
Licerio Gerónimo (August 27, 1855 – January 16, 1924) was a general of the Philippine Revolutionary Forces under Emilio Aguinaldo.
Lilian Velez (March 3, 1924 - June 26, 1948) was a Filipino film actress and singer.
Lillian "Lil" Faralla (born July 29, 1924) is a former female pitcher and utility who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Lionel Girard Wilson (born Lionel Lazarus Salzer; March 22, 1924 – April 30, 2003) was an American voice actor.
This is a list of heads of state of Mauritania since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.
This article lists the Presidents of Rwanda since the creation of the office in 1961 (during the Rwandan Revolution), to the present day.
The position of Prime Minister of Nepal (नेपालको प्रधानमन्त्री; Nēpālakō pradhānamantrī) in modern form was called by different names at different times of Nepalese history.
This is a list of Prime Ministers of Somalia.
The Sultan of Brunei is the head of state and absolute monarch of Brunei.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Lloyd Chudley Alexander (January 30, 1924 – May 17, 2007) was an American author of more than forty books, primarily fantasy novels for children and young adults.
Lloyd Wolfe Bochner (July 29, 1924 – October 29, 2005) was a Canadian actor.
The Loch Ness Monster or Nessie is a cryptid of Scottish folklore, reputedly inhabiting Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.
Lola Jean Albright (July 20, 1924 – March 23, 2017) was an American singer and actress.
Lorain is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Lotta Crabtree (November 7, 1847 – September 25, 1924) was an American actress, entertainer and comedian.
Louis Delluc (14 October 1890 – 22 March 1924) was an Impressionist French film director, screen writer and film critic.
Louis Henry Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924) was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism".
Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private Catholic research university in Chicago, Illinois.
Luigi Nono (29 January 1924 – 8 May 1990) was an Italian avant-garde composer of classical music and remains one of the most prominent composers of the 20th century.
Luis Suárez Fernández (born 25 June 1924 in Gijón) is a Spanish historian, originally a medievalist, who has extended his studies to include modern and recent history.
Luther Emmett Holt (March 4, 1855 – January 14, 1924) was an American pediatrician and author, noted for writing The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and Children's Nurses in 1894.
Lys Assia (born Rosa Mina Schärer; 3 March 1924 – 24 March 2018) was a Swiss singer who won the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi (born as Daksinamoorthy on 3 June 1924) is an Indian politician and the 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
; born March 25, 1924) is a Japanese actress who was active primarily in the 1950s.
The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the world's largest parade, is presented by the U.S.-based department store chain Macy's.
Mad (stylized as MAD) is an American humor magazine founded in 1952 by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines, launched as a comic book before it became a magazine.
Mahim Bora (6 July 1924 – 5 August 2016) was an Indian writer and educationist from Assam.
Maino Neri (30 June 1924 – 8 December 1995) was an Italian footballer and manager who played as a midfielder.
Makhmud Alisultanovich Esambayev (Махмуд Алисултанович Эсамбаев) (July 15, 1924 – January 7, 2000) was a Chechen actor and dancer.
Malvin Greston "Mal" Whitfield (October 11, 1924 – November 19, 2015) was an athlete, goodwill ambassador, and airman.
Prof Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn FRS(For) HFRSE (3 December 1886 – 26 September 1978) was a Swedish physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1924 "for his discoveries and research in the field of X-ray spectroscopy".
María Dolores Fernández Pradera OAXS (29 August 1924 – 28 May 2018) was a Spanish melodic singer and actress, and one of the most prestigious voices in Spain and Latin America.
Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni, Knight Grand Cross (28 September 1924 – 19 December 1996) was an Italian film actor.
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
Catalina Margarita López Ramos (21 June 1924 – 4 July 2005), better known as Marga López, was an Argentine-born Mexican actress.
Margaret Isobel Fulton OAM) (born 6 October 1924 in Nairn, Scotland) is a British-born Australian food and cooking 'guru', writer, journalist, author, and commentator. She was the first of this genre of writers in Australia. Her early recipes encouraged Australian housewives to alter the Australian staple of "meat and three vegetables" and to be creative with food. She 'discovered' international cuisine from exotic places such as Spain, Italy, India and China and as Cookery Editor, 'brought these into Australian homes through her articles in the Woman's Day magazine'. Fulton realised that chefs who did television shows tended to lose their audience. Accordingly, she remained a writer who regularly appeared only as a 'guest' on various TV shows.
Mary Margaret Truman Daniel (February 17, 1924 – January 29, 2008), also known as Margaret Truman or Margaret Daniel, was an American classical soprano, actress, journalist, radio and television personality, writer, and New York socialite.
Margaret M. "Wiggie" Wigiser (born December 17, 1924) is a former center fielder who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Maria Koepcke (15 May 1924 in Germany – 24 December 1971 in Peru) was a German ornithologist known for her work with Neotropical bird species.
Maria Koterbska (born 13 July 1924 in Bielsko, Poland) is a Polish singer who was particularly popular in the 1950s and 1960s.
Maria Mauban (May 10, 1924 – August 26, 2014) was a French actress.
Maria Elisabeth Riva (née Sieber; born 13 December 1924) is an American actress, writer and activist.
Mariam Jack-Denton, also known as Ajaratou Mariam Denton, is a Gambian lawyer and politician who is the current Speaker of the National Assembly of the Gambia.
Gullan Marianne Bernadotte, Countess of Wisborg (née Lindberg; born 15 July 1924), also known as Princess Marianne Bernadotte, is a Swedish actress and philanthropist who in 1961 married Sigvard Bernadotte, the second son of King Gustaf VI Adolf.
Mariano Álvarez (March 15, 1818 – August 25, 1924) was a Filipino revolutionary and statesman.
Marie-Adélaïde (Marie Adelheid Thérèse Hilda Wilhelmine; 14 June 1894 – 24 January 1924), reigned as Grand Duchess of Luxembourg from 1912 until her abdication in 1919.
Count Mario Gabrielli di Carpegna (Rome, August 19, 1856 - Rome, November 3, 1924) was an Italian politician and soldier, and the founder of the Associazione Scouts Cattolici Italiani (ASCI) on January 16, 1916.
Mark Lenard (born Leonard Rosenson, October 15, 1924 – November 22, 1996) was an American actor, primarily in television.
Mark Miller (born November 20, 1924) is an American stage and television actor and writer who starred in over 30 plays and made more than forty appearances in television programs and films since 1953.
Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor and film director.
Marshal of the Soviet Union (Маршал Советского Союза) was the highest military rank of the Soviet Union, below Generalissimus of the Soviet Union.
Marta Becket (August 9, 1924 – January 30, 2017) born Martha Beckett, was an American actress, dancer, choreographer and painter.
Martha Hyer (August 10, 1924 – May 31, 2014) was an American actress.
Mary Grace Canfield (September 3, 1924 – February 15, 2014) was an American theatre, film and television actress.
Helen Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, (née Wilson; born 14 April 1924) is an English philosopher of morality, education and mind, and writer on existentialism.
was a Japanese businessman.
The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.
Mattis Leonid Rakov Alexevitch Mathiesen (30 June 1924 – 9 October 2010) was a Norwegian photographer and film director.
Maud Lydié Marcelle Leuvielle, better known as Maud Linder (27 June 1924 – 25 October 2017), was a French journalist, film historian and documentary film director.
Maurice-Alexis Jarre (13 September 192428 March 2009) was a French composer and conductor, "one of the giants of 20th-century film music" who was "among the most sought-after composers in the movie industry" and "a creator of both subtle underscoring and grand, sweeping themes, not only writing for conventional orchestras...
Maxwell Wilkinson "Max" Oldmeadow, OAM (3 August 192421 March 2013) was an Australian politician.
Maxwell Lemuel Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz drummer and composer.
Max Trepp (born 30 June 1924) was a Swiss sprinter.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the March equinox).
Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares, GColTE, GCC, GColL (7 December 1924 – 7 January 2017) was a Portuguese politician who served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1976 to 1978 and from 1983 to 1985, and subsequently as the 17th President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996.
Mecca or Makkah (مكة is a city in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula, and the plain of Tihamah in Saudi Arabia, and is also the capital and administrative headquarters of the Makkah Region. The city is located inland from Jeddah in a narrow valley at a height of above sea level, and south of Medina. Its resident population in 2012 was roughly 2 million, although visitors more than triple this number every year during the Ḥajj (حَـجّ, "Pilgrimage") period held in the twelfth Muslim lunar month of Dhūl-Ḥijjah (ذُو الْـحِـجَّـة). As the birthplace of Muhammad, and the site of Muhammad's first revelation of the Quran (specifically, a cave from Mecca), Mecca is regarded as the holiest city in the religion of Islam and a pilgrimage to it known as the Hajj is obligatory for all able Muslims. Mecca is home to the Kaaba, by majority description Islam's holiest site, as well as being the direction of Muslim prayer. Mecca was long ruled by Muhammad's descendants, the sharifs, acting either as independent rulers or as vassals to larger polities. It was conquered by Ibn Saud in 1925. In its modern period, Mecca has seen tremendous expansion in size and infrastructure, home to structures such as the Abraj Al Bait, also known as the Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, the world's fourth tallest building and the building with the third largest amount of floor area. During this expansion, Mecca has lost some historical structures and archaeological sites, such as the Ajyad Fortress. Today, more than 15 million Muslims visit Mecca annually, including several million during the few days of the Hajj. As a result, Mecca has become one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the Muslim world,Fattah, Hassan M., The New York Times (20 January 2005). even though non-Muslims are prohibited from entering the city.
Melvin Emery "Mel" Patton (November 16, 1924 – May 9, 2014) was an American sprinter, who won two gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael Barrington (3 July 1924 – 5 June 1988) was a British actor best known for his television work.
Michael Norman Manley ON OCC (10 December 1924 – 6 March 1997) was a Jamaican politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1972 to 1980 and from 1989 to 1992.
Michael Stewart (August 1, 1924 – September 20, 1987) was an American playwright and librettist for the stage.
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Michel Tournier (19 December 1924 − 18 January 2016) was a French writer.
The Attorney General of Michigan is the fourth-ranking official in the U.S. state of Michigan and one of four great offices of state.
Milburn G. "Mel" Apt (April 9, 1924 – September 27, 1956) was a US test pilot, and the first man to attain speeds faster than Mach 3.
The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.
Milton Irving Shadur (June 25, 1924 – January 15, 2018) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Mimi Parent (September 8, 1924 – June 14, 2005), born Marie Parent in Montreal, was a Canadian surrealist artist.
Miroslav Komárek (20 April 1924 – 15 August 2013) was a Czech historical linguist and professor emeritus of the Faculty of Arts at Palacký University in Olomouc.
Mohamed Selim Zaki (born 16 July 1924) is an Egyptian former equestrian who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics, in the 1956 Summer Olympics, and in the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Mohammed Rafi (24 December 1924 - 31 July 1980) was an Indian playback singer and one of the most popular and successful singers of the Hindi film industry.
Grand Ayatollah Mirza Mohsen Koochebaghi Tabrizi (9 January 1924 – 3 August 2011) was an Iranian Twelver Shi'a Marja.
Moktar Ould Daddah (مختار ولد داداه Mukhtār Wald Dāddāh; December 25, 1924 – October 14, 2003) was the President of Mauritania from 1960, when his country gained its independence from France, to 1978, when he was deposed in a military coup d'etat.
The Mongolian People's Republic (Бүгд Найрамдах Монгол Ард Улс (БНМАУ), Bügd Nairamdakh Mongol Ard Uls (BNMAU)), commonly known as Outer Mongolia, was a unitary sovereign socialist state which existed between 1924 and 1992, coterminous with the present-day country of Mongolia in East Asia.
Morando Morandini (21 July 1924 – 17 October 2015) was an Italian film critic, author, journalist and occasional actor.
(November 13, 1924 – November 13, 1994) was a Japanese biologist best known for introducing the neutral theory of molecular evolution in 1968, in collaboration with Tomoko Ohta.
Moturu Udayam (13 October 1924 in Turumella village, Guntur district – 31 March 2002 in Vijayawada) was an Indian politician and women's rights activist.
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
Mountaineering is the sport of mountain climbing.
Muhammad Jamalul Alam II was the 26th Sultan of Brunei.
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (12 August 1924 – 17 August 1988) was a Pakistani four-star general who served as the 6th President of Pakistan from 1978 until his death in 1988, after declaring martial law in 1977.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (19 May 1881 (conventional) – 10 November 1938) was a Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and founder of the Republic of Turkey, serving as its first President from 1923 until his death in 1938.
Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle.
Nahuel Moreno (real name Hugo Miguel Bressano Capacete; April 24, 1924 – January 25, 1987) was a Trotskyist leader from Argentina.
Nancy J. Buckingham Sawyer (born 10 August 1924) is a British writer who co-authored over 45 gothic and romance novels in collaboration with her husband, John Sawyer (4 October 1919–1992).
The Napalpí massacre occurred on July 19, 1924, in Napalpí in the Chaco Province of Northeast Argentina.
Order of National Artists of the Philippines (Filipino: Orden ng mga Pambansang Alagad ng Sining ng Pilipinas) is an order bestowed by the Philippines on Filipinos who have made significant contributions to the development of Philippine art.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Party of Australia (also known as The Nationals or simply, The Nats) is an Australian political party.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
A nebula (Latin for "cloud" or "fog"; pl. nebulae, nebulæ, or nebulas) is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases.
Nellie Davis Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977) was an American politician, the 14th Governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927 and director of the United States Mint from 1933 to 1953.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
Sir Neville Marriner, (15 April 1924 – 2 October 2016) was an English violinist who became "one of the world's greatest conductors".
Niels Windekilde Jannasch, OC (1924 - 2001) was a mariner, marine historian and the founding director of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
Nilo Procópio Peçanha (2 October 1867 – 31 March 1924) was a Brazilian politician who served as seventh President of Brazil.
Nina Antonovna Bocharova (Ніна Антонівна Бочарова) (born September 24, 1924) is a former Soviet/Ukrainian gymnast, who won five medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Nina Foch (born Nina Consuelo Maud Fock; April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) was a Dutch American actress.
is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, between the cities of Amagasaki and Ashiya.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
was a Japanese politician and the 74th Prime Minister of Japan from 6 November 1987 to 3 June 1989.
Noel Ewart Odell FRSE FGS (25 December 1890 – 21 February 1987) was an English geologist and mountaineer.
Noreen Nash (born Norabelle Jean Roth, April 4, 1924) is a retired American film and television actress.
Norman Fell (born Norman Noah Feld, March 24, 1924 – December 14, 1998), was an American actor of film and television, most famous for his role as landlord Mr. Roper on the sitcom Three's Company and its spin-off, The Ropers.
In the ancient astronomy, it is the cusp day between Scorpio and Sagittarius.
A nun is a member of a religious community of women, typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience in the enclosure of a monastery.
Oh, Lady Be Good! is a 1924 song by George and Ira Gershwin.
Olivier Gendebien (12 January 1924 – 2 October 1998) was a Belgian racing driver who was called "one of the greatest sportscar racers of all time".
Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.
Operation Entebbe, or Operation Thunderbolt, was a successful counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976.
Orlando Ramón Agosti (22 August 1924 – 7 October 1997) was an Argentine general, Commander-in-Chief of the Argentine Air Force from 1976 to 1979.
() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
Oscar Sherman Wyatt, Jr. (born July 11, 1924) is an American businessman and self made millionaire.
Osman Lins (July 5, 1924, Vitória de Santo Antão, Pernambuco, Brazil – July 8, 1978, São Paulo, Brazil) was a Brazilian novelist and short story writer.
Tuan Haji Othman Bin Wok, DUNU (Second Class), (Jawi: عثمان بن ووك; October 1924 – 17 April 2017), often known as Othman Wok, was a Singaporean politician.
Otto Kaiser (November 30, 1924 – December 14, 2017) was a German Old Testament scholar.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Panagiotis Danglis (Παναγιώτης Δαγκλής; 30 August 1853 – 9 March 1924) was a Greek Army general and politician.
Martin Patterson "Pat" Hingle (July 19, 1924 – January 3, 2009) was an American actor who appeared in hundreds of television shows and feature films.
Pathé or Pathé Frères (styled as PATHÉ!) is the name of various French businesses that were founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France starting in 1896.
Paul Boyton (often misspelled Boynton) (born June 29, 1848 in Rathangan, County Kildare, Ireland — died Brooklyn, New York April 19, 1924), known as the Fearless Frogman, was a showman and adventurer some credit as having spurred worldwide interest in water sports as a hobby, particularly open-water swimming.
Paul Francis Conrad (June 27, 1924 – September 4, 2010) was an American political cartoonist and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes for editorial cartooning.
Paul Desmond (born Paul Emil Breitenfeld, November 25, 1924 – May 30, 1977) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and composer, best known for his work with the Dave Brubeck Quartet and for composing that group's biggest hit, "Take Five".
Paul Franklin Dietzel (September 5, 1924 – September 24, 2013) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.
Paul Meier (July 24, 1924 – August 7, 2011) was a statistician who promoted the use of randomized trials in medicine.
Paul Gerhard Natorp (24 January 1854 – 17 August 1924) was a German philosopher and educationalist, considered one of the co-founders of the Marburg school of neo-Kantianism.
Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet d'Estournelles, Baron de Constant de Rebecque (22 November 1852 – 15 May 1924), was a French diplomat and politician, advocate of international arbitration and winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize for Peace.
Pavel Samuilovich Urysohn (Па́вел Самуи́лович Урысо́н) (February 3, 1898 – August 17, 1924) was a Soviet mathematician of Jewish origin who is best known for his contributions in dimension theory, and for developing Urysohn's Metrization Theorem and Urysohn's Lemma, both of which are fundamental results in topology.
Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan (August 28, 1924 – October 30, 2004) was an American dancer, best known for starring in a series of movie musicals at Universal Pictures with Donald O'Connor and Gloria Jean.
Lavone A. "Pepper" Paire Davis (May 29, 1924 – February 2, 2013) was a baseball catcher and infielder who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Sir Peter Emil Herbert Abeles, AC (25 April 192425 June 1999) was an Australian transportation magnate.
Peter Armitage CBE (born 15 July 1924) is a statistician specialising in medical statistics.
Peter Milne (17 May 1834 – 24 November 1924) was a Scottish missionary to the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).
Peter Roman Scholl-Latour (9 March 1924 – 16 August 2014) was a German professor, journalist and author.
Philip Abbott (March 20, 1924 – February 23, 1998) was an American character actor.
Philip Henderson Hoff (June 29, 1924 – April 26, 2018) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Vermont.
Philip Pearlstein is an influential American painter best known for Modernist Realism nudes.
Philip Stone (April 14, 1924 – June 15, 2003) was an English actor, well known for portraying film characters, such as "Pa", the father of Alex DeLarge, in A Clockwork Orange, General Alfred Jodl in Hitler: The Last Ten Days, Delbert Grady in The Shining and Captain Philip Blumburtt in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Phyllis McAlpin Schlafly (née Stewart; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016) was an American constitutional lawyer and conservative political activist.
Piero Trapanelli (born 13 July 1924) is a former Italian football player and coach.
Pierre Arpaillange (13 March 1924 – 11 January 2017) was a French author, senior judge and Government Minister.
Pierre Joseph Lardinois (13 August 1924 in Noorbeek – 16 July 1987 in Amsterdam) was a Dutch politician.
Pierre Marie Léon Augustin Plateau (January 10, 1924 – April 26, 2018) was a French Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Pino Rucher (1924 – 1996) was an Italian guitarist active in orchestral settings and in film soundtracks.
A playback singer is a singer whose singing is pre-recorded for use in movies.
The Post 1887 period of the Apache Wars refers to campaigns by the United States and Mexico against Apaches.
The Premier of the Soviet Union (Глава Правительства СССР) was the head of government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).
The President of Brazil, officially the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil) or simply the President of the Republic, is both the head of state and the head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
Under the current Constitution of Cameroon, the President of Cameroon is the head of state and retains most of the executive power.
The President of Costa Rica is the head of state and head of government of Costa Rica.
The President of the Republic of Ecuador (Presidente de la República del Ecuador) serves as both the head of state and head of government of Ecuador, is the highest political office in the country as the head of the executive branch of government.
The position of President of El Salvador was created in the Constitution of 1841.
The President of the State of Israel (נְשִׂיא מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, Nesi Medinat Yisra'el, or נְשִׂיא הַמְדִינָה, Nesi HaMedina, literally President of the State) is the head of state of Israel.
The President of the Republic of Kenya (Rais wa Jamhuri ya Kenya) is the head of state and head of government of Kenya.
The President of the Portuguese Republic (Presidente da República Portuguesa) is the executive head of state of Portugal.
The President of the Republic of Singapore is the country's head of state.
The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the South Korean constitution, the chairperson of the cabinet, the chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of South Korea.
The President of the Republic of the Gambia is the head of state and head of government of the Gambia.
The President of the Senate of the Philippines (Pangulo ng Senado ng Pilipinas), or more popularly known as the Senate President, is the presiding officer and the highest-ranking official of the Senate of the Philippines, and third highest and most powerful official in the Government of the Philippines.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The President of the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı) is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey.
The President of Venezuela (Presidente de Venezuela), officially known as the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela) is the head of state and head of government in Venezuela's presidential system.
The President of Zambia is the head of state and the head of government of Zambia.
The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Министър-председател, Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
The is the head of government of Japan.
The Prime Minister of Norway (statsminister, literally the "minister of the state") is the head of government of Norway and the most powerful person in Norwegian politics.
Prime Minister (Portuguese: Primeiro-Ministro) is the current title of the head of government of Portugal.
The Prime Minister of South Africa (Eerste Minister van Suid-Afrika) was the head of government in South Africa between 1910 and 1984.
The Prime Minister (statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
The Prime Minister of Zimbabwe was a political office in the government of Zimbabwe that existed on two separate occasions.
Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (Aleksandar Pavlov Karađorđević; 13 August 1924 – 12 May 2016) was the elder son of Prince Paul, who served as Regent of Yugoslavia in the 1930s, and his wife, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark.
Ferdinand d'Orléans, Duke of Montpensier (Ferdinand François Philippe Marie Laurent d'Orléans, Duc de Montpensier; 9 September 1884, Château d'Eu, Eu, Seine-Inférieure, French Republic – 30 January 1924, Château de Randan, Randan, Puy-de-Dôme, French Republic) was a member of the House of Orléans and a Prince of France.
of Japan, was a member of a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family.
Prince Makonnen Haile Selassie, Duke of Harar (baptismal name: Araya Yohannes; 16 October 1924 – 13 May 1957) was the second son, and second-youngest child, of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and Empress Menen Asfaw.
Prince Wilhelm Karl Bernhard Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (21 December 1853 – 15 December 1924) was a member of the House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.
Priscilla Marie Pointerhttp://americanjewisharchives.org/pdfs/stern_p037.pdf (born May 18, 1924) is an American stage, film and television character actress.
Propaganda is information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or perception, or using loaded language to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information that is presented.
The Pullein-Thompson sisters – Josephine Pullein-Thompson MBE (3 April 1924 – 19 June 2014), Diana Pullein-Thompson (1 October 1925 – 21 October 2015), and Christine Pullein-Thompson (1 October 1925 – 2 December 2005), The Telegraph, 6 December 2005.
Rafael Anselmo José Yglesias Castro (April 18, 1861 – April 10, 1924) was a Costa Rican politician who served as President of Costa Rica for two consecutive periods from 1894 to 1902.
Ragnar Rommetveit (11 July 1924 – 11 June 2017) was a Norwegian psychologist.
Rahimuddin Khan (born 21 July 1924) is a retired four-star general of the Pakistan Army who served as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from 1984 to 1987, after serving as the 7th Governor of Balochistan from 1978 to 1984.
Rainer Candidus Barzel (20 June 1924 – 26 August 2006) was a German politician of the CDU.
Ralf Bendix (16 August 1924 – 1 September 2014) was a German Schlager singer, music producer, composer and songwriter.
Ralph Sherman Parr, Jr. (July 1, 1924 – December 7, 2012) was an American double-flying ace of the Korean War.
Ramón Eusebio Castro Ruz (14 October 1924 – 23 February 2016) was the eldest brother of Fidel and Raúl Castro and a key figure of the Cuban Revolution, growing up in the slums of Havana Ruz was the first member of his family who spoke publicly of his revolutionary beliefs.
Ramon Tabuena Jimenez (June 26, 1924 – July 22, 2013) was a prominent attorney in the Philippines specializing in labor law.
James Ramsay MacDonald, (né James McDonald Ramsay; 12 October 18669 November 1937) was a British statesman who was the first Labour Party politician to become Prime Minister, leading minority Labour governments in 1924 and in 1929–31.
Sri Lankabhimanya Ranasinghe Premadasa (රණසිංහ ප්රේමදාස,ரணசிங்க பிரேமதாசா; 23 June 1924 – 1 May 1993) was the third President of Sri Lanka from 2 January 1989 to 1 May 1993.
Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. (founded as Videocraft International, Ltd. and was later known as Rankin/Bass Animated Entertainment) was an American production company, known for its seasonal television specials, particularly its work in stop motion animation.
Rashidi Mfaume Kawawa (27 May 1924 – 31 December 2009) was the Prime Minister of Tanganyika in 1962 and of Tanzania in 1972 to 1977.
Raymond Octave Joseph Barre (12 April 192425 August 2007) was a French centre-right politician and economist.
Raymond Nicolas Landry Poincaré (20 August 1860 – 15 October 1934) was a French statesman who served three times as 58th Prime Minister of France, and as President of France from 1913 to 1920.
Red Square (ˈkrasnəjə ˈploɕːətʲ) is a city square (plaza) in Moscow, Russia.
René Jeandel (born 11 July 1924) is a French former cross-country and Nordic combined skier who competed in the 1948 Winter Olympics.
A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.
The Republic of China Military Academy is the military academy for the army of the Republic of China, located in Fengshan District, Kaohsiung.
Rhapsody in Blue is a 1924 musical composition by American composer George Gershwin for solo piano and jazz band, which combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects.
Ricardo Bellver (Madrid, February 23, 1845 — Madrid, December 20, 1924) was a Spanish sculptor.
Ricardo Roberto "Beto" Infante (21 June 1924 – 14 December 2008) was a former Argentine football player and manager, who played as a striker.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist.
Richard William Bull (June 26, 1924 – February 3, 2014) was an American film, stage and television actor.
Richard Pancoast Longaker (born July 1, 1924) is an American political scientist, who was a professor at UCLA and a university administrator at Johns Hopkins University.
The Riigikogu (from riigi-, of the state, and kogu, assembly) is the unicameral parliament of Estonia.
Rik Van Steenbergen (Arendonk, 9 September 1924 – Antwerp, 15 May 2003) was a Belgian racing cyclist, considered to be one of the best among the great number of successful Belgian cyclists.
Robert Kerr "Rikki" Fulton, OBE (15 April 1924 – 27 January 2004) was a Scottish comedian and actor best remembered for writing and performing in the long-running BBC Scotland sketch show, Scotch and Wry.
Robert Abernathy (1924–1990) was an American science fiction author during the 1940s and 1950s.
Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE (15 August 1924 – 21 February 1995) was an English playwright and a two-time Oscar-winning screenwriter, known for writing the screenplays for Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and A Man for All Seasons, the latter two of which won him the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Robert Coogan (December 13, 1924 — May 12, 1978) was an American film and television actor.
Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924) is a Swiss-American photographer and documentary filmmaker.
Meade Howard Horton Jr. (July 29, 1924 – March 9, 2016), known as Robert Horton, was an American actor and singer.
Robert Marion La Follette, Sr. (June 14, 1855June 18, 1925) was an American lawyer and politician.
Robert Michael "Bob" White (July 6, 1924 – March 17, 2010), (Maj Gen, USAF), was an American military aircraft test pilot, fighter pilot, electrical engineer, and a major general in the United States Air Force.
Robert Gabriel Mugabe (born 21 February 1924) is a former Zimbabwean politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017.
Robert Georges Nivelle (15 October 1856 – 22 March 1924) was a French artillery officer who served in the Boxer Rebellion, and the First World War.
Robert P. Ravenstahl, Sr. (December 31, 1924 – September 1, 2015) was a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Robert Merton Solow, GCIH (born August 23, 1924), is an American economist, particularly known for his work on the theory of economic growth that culminated in the exogenous growth model named after him.
Robert Laman Webber (October 14, 1924 – May 19, 1989) was an American actor.
Roberts Scott Blossom (March 25, 1924July 8, 2011) was an American theatre, film and television character actor, and poet.
Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling (December 25, 1924 – June 28, 1975) was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science-fiction anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone.
Roger Charles Louis Guillemin (born January 11, 1924 in Dijon, Bourgogne, France) received the National Medal of Science in 1976, and the Nobel prize for medicine in 1977 for his work on neurohormones, sharing the prize that year with Andrew Schally and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.
Roland Petit (13 January 192410 July 2011) was a French ballet company director, choreographer and dancer.
Rolf Forsberg (born July 12, 1924) is an American playwright, film and theater director.
The Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost name refers both to a car model and one specific car from that series.
Ron Moody (born Ronald Moodnick, 8 January 1924 – 11 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, composer and writer best known for his portrayal of Fagin in Oliver! (1968) and its 1983 Broadway revival.
Rondout is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Illinois, United States that first formed around a railroad junction.
Rosa Helena Álvarez Yepes (15 November 1924 – 4 June 1998) was the wife of the 26th President of Colombia, Belisario Betancur Cuartas, and served as First Lady of Colombia from 1982 to 1986.
Rosamunde Pilcher, OBE (née Scott; born 22 September 1924) is a British writer of several short-stories and 28 romance novels and mainstream women's fiction from 1949 to 2000, when she retired from writing.
Roy Andrew Miller (September 5, 1924 – August 22, 2014) was an American linguist notable for his advocacy of Korean and Japanese as members of the Altaic group of languages.
Air Marshal Sir Roy David Austen-Smith, (born 28 June 1924) is a former Royal Air Force air marshal who served as Commander of British Forces Cyprus.
Roy Gibson was a Director General of ESRO, and the first Director General of ESA, serving from 1975 until 1980.
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (ROG; known as the Old Royal Observatory from 1957 to 1998, when the working Royal Greenwich Observatory, RGO, moved from Greenwich to Herstmonceux) is an observatory situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames.
Ruby Lee Stephens (October 2, 1924 – March 21, 1996) was a pitcher who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
Rudolf Vrba (born Walter Rosenberg; 11 September 1924 – 27 March 2006) was a Slovak-Jewish biochemist who, as a teenager in 1942, was deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland.
Rudolph Clement "Rudy" Pompilii (April 16, 1924 (many sources say 1926) – February 5, 1976), usually credited under the alternate spelling Rudy Pompilli and occasionally as Rudy Pell, was an American musician best known for playing tenor saxophone with Bill Haley and His Comets.
Russell David Johnson (November 10, 1924 – January 16, 2014) was an American actor, best known for his role as Professor Roy Hinkley in Gilligan's Island.
Russell Marion Nelson Sr. (born September 9, 1924) is an American religious leader and former surgeon who is the 17th and current president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Russell Lowell Maughan (March 28, 1893 – April 21, 1958) was an officer in the United States Army and a pioneer aviator.
Ruth Leuwerik (23 April 1924 – 12 January 2016) was a German film actress, one of the most popular stars of German film during the 1950s.
Sellapan Ramanathan (3 July 1924 – 22 August 2016),.
The Societé Anonyme Belge d'Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, (French; "Belgian Corporation for Air Navigation Services"), better known internationally by the acronym Sabena or SABENA, was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport.
The Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould (28 January 1834 – 2 January 1924) of Lew Trenchard in Devon, England, was an Anglican priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist, folk song collector and eclectic scholar.
Sabu Dastagir (27 January 1924 – 2 December 1963), known as Selar Shaik Sabu and Sabu Francis, was an Indian film actor who later gained United States citizenship.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Sam Blakeley Hall Jr. (January 11, 1924 – April 10, 1994) was an American lawyer, politician, and judge.
Samuel Woodrow Cathcart (July 7, 1924 – April 3, 2015) was an American football halfback and defensive back who played for the San Francisco 49ers.
Samuel Baldwin Marks Young (January 9, 1840 – September 1, 1924) was a United States Army general.
Samuel Gompers (January 27, 1850December 13, 1924) was an English-born American labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history.
Sir Samuel William Knaggs, KCMG (25 December 1856 – 31 December 1924) was a British colonial administrator.
Samuel Lamb or Lin Xiangao (October 4, 1924 – August 3, 2013) was a Protestant pastor in Guangzhou, China.
Alexander Galbraith "Sandy" Wilson (19 May 1924 – 27 August 2014) was an English composer and lyricist, best known for his musical The Boy Friend (1953).
Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer.
Sami Süleyman Gündoğdu Demirel (1 November 1924 – 17 June 2015) was a Turkish statesman and political leader who served as the 9th President of Turkey from 1993 to 2000.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
The Second Hellenic Republic (Βʹ Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) is the modern historiographical term for the political regime of Greece between 24 March 1924 and 10 October 1935, which at the time was simply known as the Hellenic Republic.
Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September 11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
Serafim Fernandes de Araújo (born August 13, 1924 in Minas Novas, Brazil) is the archbishop emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and is a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Sergio Bergonzelli (25 August 1924 - 24 September 2002) was an Italian director, screenwriter, producer and actor.
Sergio Sorrentino (19 July 1924 – 1 July 2017) was an Italian sailor who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics and the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Sheldon Allman (June 8, 1924 – January 22, 2002) was an American-Canadian actor, singer, and songwriter.
was a Japanese politician from Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Shirley Anita Chisholm (née St. Hill; November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author.
Shirley Neil Pettis (July 12, 1924 – December 30, 2016) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from California between 1975 and 1979.
Sidney Arthur Lumet (June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American director, producer, and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit.
Sidney Clarke Phillips, Jr. (September 2, 1924 – September 26, 2015) was a family practice physician from Mobile, Alabama, who provided source material and interviews for the making of Ken Burns' PBS documentary film The War and the HBO miniseries The Pacific.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).
Silvano Piovanelli (21 February 1924 – 9 July 2016) was an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
James Isaac Moore (January 11, 1924 – January 31, 1970), better known by his stage name Slim Harpo, was an American blues musician, a leading exponent of the swamp blues style, and "one of the most commercially successful blues artists of his day".
Sonia Darrin (born Sonia Paskowitz; June 16, 1924) is a retired American film actress, best known as "Agnes Lowzier" in The Big Sleep (1946).
Sovetsky Sport (Советский спорт; English: Soviet Sports) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) national daily sports newspaper.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Wesley Webb West (January 25, 1924 – November 15, 2003), better known as Speedy West, was an American pedal steel guitarist and record producer.
Stanley Donen (born April 13, 1924) is an American film director and choreographer whose most celebrated works are Singin' in the Rain and On the Town, both of which he co-directed with actor and dancer Gene Kelly.
Stirling (Stirlin; Sruighlea) is a city in central Scotland.
Sušak (in Italian Sussak) is a part of the city of Rijeka in Croatia, where it composes the eastern part of the city, separated from the city center by the Rječina river, which in former times served as an international border.
Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945) was an Indian nationalist whose defiant patriotism made him a hero in India, but whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan left a troubled legacy.
Suchitra Mitra (19 September 1924 – 3 January 2011) was an Indian singer, composer, exponent of Rabindra Sangeet or the songs of Bengal's poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore, professor, and sheriff of Kolkata, India.
Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (5 January 1924 – 22 October 2011) (سلطان بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود), called Sultan al-Khair (سلطان الخير, Sultan of goodness) in Saudi Arabia, was the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia from 2005 to 2011.
Sunder Lal Patwa (11 November 1924 – 28 December 2016), was an Indian statesman, who served as the Chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and a cabinet minister in the Government of India.
Suriani Abdullah née Eng Ming Ching (23 January 1924 – 20 March 2013) is a former central committee member of the Communist Party of Malaya.
Surrealist automatism is a method of art-making in which the artist suppresses conscious control over the making process, allowing the unconscious mind to have great sway.
Three Surrealist Manifestos were issued during the Surrealist movement, in 1924 and 1929.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sylvia Miles (born September 9, 1924) is an American film, stage, and television actress.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
also known as Ryūmei Yoshimoto, was a Japanese poet, literary critic, and philosopher from Tokyo.
Tankmar Horn (16 August 1924 – 16 March 2018) was a Finnish diplomat, economist, and businessman.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
Tatyana Mikhailovna Lioznova (Татья́на Миха́йловна Лио́знова; 20 July 1924 – 29 September 2011) was a Soviet film director best known for her TV series Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973).
The Taung Child (or Taung Baby) is the fossilised skull of a young Australopithecus africanus.
Taylor Mead (December 31, 1924 – May 8, 2013) was an American writer, actor and performer.
Joaquim Teófilo Fernandes Braga (24 February 1843 – 28 January 1924) was a Portuguese writer, playwright, politician and the leader of the Republican Provisional Government after the overthrow of King Manuel II, as well as the second elected President of the First Portuguese Republic, after the resignation of President Manuel de Arriaga.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Teodor Ivanov Teodorov (Теодор Теодоров; 8 April 1859, Elena – 5 August 1924) was a leading Bulgarian politician and legal expert who served as Prime Minister of Bulgaria immediately after the First World War.
Blessed Teresa Bracco (24 February 1924 – 28 August 1944) was an Italian Roman Catholic from Savona killed during World War II after refusing to submit to the sexual aggression of a Nazi soldier.
Teresa Celli (born June 3, 1924 in Dysart, Pennsylvania) is an actress, known for her work in films such as The Asphalt Jungle (1950) and Black Hand (1950).
François-Clément Théodore Dubois (24 August 1837 – 11 June 1924) was a French composer, organist and music teacher.
Theodore Meir Bikel (May 2, 1924 – July 21, 2015) was an Austrian-American Jewish actor, folk singer, musician, composer, unionist and political activist.
Thomas Harper Ince (November 16, 1880 – November 19, 1924) was an American silent film producer, director, screenwriter, and actor.
Thomas Jerome Hudner Jr. (August 31, 1924 – November 13, 2017) was an officer of the United States Navy and a naval aviator.
The Thompson submachine gun is an American submachine gun, invented by John T. Thompson in 1918, that became infamous during the Prohibition era, becoming a signature weapon of various organized crime syndicates in the United States.
A thrill killing is premeditated murder that is motivated by the sheer excitement of the act.
Tijuana is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula, located at the center of the Tijuana and the international San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan areas.
Timothy Kay Dinsdale, ARAeS (1924 – 14 December 1987The Times 17 Dec 1987 "Obituary of Mr Tim Dinsdale") was famous as a seeker of the Loch Ness Monster.
Toastmasters International (TI) is a US headquartered nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of promoting communication, public speaking, and leadership skills.
Todor Aleksandrov Poporushov also transliterated as Todor Alexandrov (Bulgarian: Тодор Александров) also spelt Alexandroff (4 March 1881 – 31 August 1924) was a Macedonian Bulgarian freedom fighter and member of the Bulgarian Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Committees (BMARC) and later of the Central Committee of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organisation (IMRO).
Tofilau Eti Alesana, AC, born Aualamalefalelima Alesana (4 June 1924 – 19 March 1999), was a Samoan politician.
Thomas Wade Landry (September 11, 1924 – February 12, 2000) was an American football player and coach.
is a retired Japanese politician who served as the 81st Prime Minister of Japan from 30 June 1994 to 11 January 1996.
Anthony John Hancock (12 May 1924 – 25 June 1968) was an English comedian and actor.
Torsten Nils Wiesel (born 3 June 1924) is a Swedish neurophysiologist.
Tranmere Rovers Football Club is a professional association football club based in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England.
A transatlantic flight is the flight of an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe, Africa or the Middle East to North America, Central America, or South America, or vice versa.
The Treaty of Rome of January 27, 1924, was an agreement by which Italy and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes agreed that Fiume would be annexed to Italy as the Province of Fiume, while the town of Sušak was assigned to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.
Trial of the 149 is the name given to the legal proceedings against 149 communists in Estonia that lasted from 10 to 27 November 1924.
Truman Garcia Capotehttp://www.biography.com/people/truman-capote-9237547#early-life (born Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, playwright, and actor.
Tullio Altamura (born 18 July 1924) is an Italian film actor best known for his roles in Spaghetti Western and action films in the 1960s.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The first United States occupation of the Dominican Republic lasted from 1916 to 1924.
The United States presidential election of 1924 was the 35th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1924.
The Universe is all of space and time and their contents, including planets, stars, galaxies, and all other forms of matter and energy.
The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.
The USS Los Angeles was a rigid airship, designated ZR-3, which was built in 1923–1924 by the Zeppelin company in Friedrichshafen, Germany, as war reparation.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Uzbekistan is the common English name for the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic (Uzbek SSR; Ўзбекистон Совет Социалистик Республикаси, Oʻzbekiston Sovet Sotsialistik Respublikasi; Узбекская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Uzbekskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika) and later, the Republic of Uzbekistan (Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi, Ўзбекистон Республикаси), that refers to the period of Uzbekistan from 1924 to 1991.
Sebouh Der Abrahamian (July 14, 1924 – December 12, 2009), known professionally as Val Avery, was an American character actor who appeared in hundreds of movies and television shows.
Víctor Hipólito Martínez (November 21, 1924 – November 20, 2017) was an Argentine lawyer and politician, best known for his role as Vice President during Raúl Alfonsín's 1983–89 tenure.
Vicente Agustín Sota Barros (24 April 1924 – 16 August 2017) was a Chilean politician.
The Very Reverend Victor Gilbert Benjamin Griffin (Dean Griffin), (24 May 1924 – 11 January 2017) was a Church of Ireland (Anglican) priest, theologian and author.
Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859 – May 26, 1924) was an Irish-born, German-raised American composer, cellist and conductor.
Vincent Archibald Patrick Cronin FRSL (24 May 1924 – 25 January 2011) was a British historical, cultural, and biographical writer, best known for his biographies of Louis XIV, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, Catherine the Great, and Napoleon, as well as for his books on the Renaissance.
Jean Vivra Gray (20 July 1924 – 29 July 2016), known professionally as Vivean Gray, was an Australian television and film actress.
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin (22 April 1870According to the new style calendar (modern Gregorian), Lenin was born on 22 April 1870. According to the old style (Old Julian) calendar used in the Russian Empire at the time, it was 10 April 1870. Russia converted from the old to the new style calendar in 1918, under Lenin's administration. – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist.
William Marvin Watson (June 6, 1924 – November 26, 2017) was an advisor to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson and was Postmaster General from April 26, 1968, to January 20, 1969.
Wallace Maynard Cox (December 6, 1924 – February 15, 1973) was an American actor and comedian, particularly associated with the early years of television in the United States.
Walter Ernest "Wally" Fawkes (born 21 June 1924) is a British-Canadian jazz clarinetist and a satirical cartoonist.
Walter Steven Ris (January 4, 1924 – December 25, 1989) was an American competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
Walter Jack Gotell (15 March 1924 – 5 May 1997) was a German actor, known for his role as General Gogol, head of the KGB, in the Roger Moore-era of the James Bond film series, as well as having played the role of Morzeny, a villain, in From Russia With Love.
Wang Danfeng (23 August 1924 – 2 May 2018) was a Chinese actress who was active mainly between the 1940s and the 1960s.
Wang Huo (born 1 July 1924) is a Chinese novelist and screen writer.
The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.
Warren Giese (July 14, 1924 – September 12, 2013) was a state legislator in South Carolina and a college football coach.
Warren Miller (October 15, 1924 – January 24, 2018) was an American ski and snowboarding filmmaker.
Władysław Stanisław Reymont (born Rejment; 7 May 1867 – 5 December 1925) was a Polish novelist and the 1924 laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Werner Abrolat (15 August 1924 – 24 August 1997) was a German actor best known for his role as various characters in the West German crime-drama television series Tatort.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
Western Armenian (Classical spelling:, arevmdahayerên) is one of the two standardized forms of Modern Armenian, the other being Eastern Armenian.
Weston "Wes" Edward Vivian (born October 25, 1924) is a former politician from the U.S. state of Michigan.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
Wilhelm Schmidt, known as Hot Steam Schmidt (German: Heißdampf-Schmidt) (1858–1924) was a German engineer and inventor who achieved the breakthrough in the development of superheated steam technology for steam engines.
Willard Sterling Boyle, (August 19, 1924May 7, 2011) was a Canadian physicist, pioneer in the field of laser technology and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device.
Willem Einthoven (21 May 1860 – 29 September 1927) was a Dutch doctor and physiologist.
William Howard Gass (July 30, 1924 – December 6, 2017) was an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and philosophy professor.
William Dodd Hathaway (February 21, 1924June 24, 2013) was an American politician and lawyer from Maine.
William Howie, Baron Howie of Troon (2 March 1924 – 26 May 2018), known as Will Howie, was a British Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament (MP).
William John Castagna (born June 25, 1924) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Sir William Macewen, CB, FRS, (22 June 1848 – 22 March 1924) was a Scottish surgeon.
William Randolph Hearst Sr. (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951) was an American businessman, politician, and newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company Hearst Communications and whose flamboyant methods of yellow journalism influenced the nation's popular media by emphasizing sensationalism and human interest stories.
William Hubbs Rehnquist (October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American lawyer and jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 33 years, first as an Associate Justice from 1972 to 1986, and then as the 16th Chief Justice of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2005.
William Russell Enoch (bornBirths, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916-2005.; at ancestry.com 19 November 1924), better known as William Russell, is an English actor.
William Sloane Coffin Jr. (June 1, 1924 – April 12, 2006) was an American Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist.
Wollert Konow (16 August 1845 – 15 March 1924) was Prime Minister of Norway from 1910 to 1912.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.
Yevgeny Ilyich Ostashev (Евгений Ильич Осташев), 22 March 1924 – 24 October 1960, was the test pilot of rocket and space complexes, participant in the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite, head of the 1st control polygon NIIP-5 (Baikonur), Lenin prize winner, Candidate of Technical Sciences, engineer-podpolkovnik.
Yoshito Takamine (June 24, 1924 – October 27, 2015) was an American politician and labor leader in Hawaii.
Yvonne Madelaine Brill (née Claeys; December 30, 1924 – March 27, 2013) was a Canadian-American propulsion engineer best known for her development of rocket and jet propulsion technologies.
Zareh Yaldizciyan (10 May 192420 February 2007), better known by his pen name Zahrad (Զահրատ), was a poet who lived in Turkey and wrote poems in the Western Armenian language.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.
The "Zinoviev letter" was a fraudulent document published by the British Daily Mail newspaper four days before the general election in 1924.
Zizi Jeanmaire (born Renée Marcelle Jeanmaire 29 April 1924) is a French ballet dancer and the widow of renowned dancer and choreographer Roland Petit.
Year 154 (CLIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
It is historically famous for the wave of revolutions, a series of widespread struggles for more liberal governments, which broke out from Brazil to Hungary; although most failed in their immediate aims, they significantly altered the political and philosophical landscape and had major ramifications throughout the rest of the century.
The Attempted coup of 1924 in Estonia (1.),Estonia and the Estonians, Hoover Institution Press, p.15 conducted by the Comintern, was a failed coup attempt in Estonia staged by Communists (mostly infiltrated from Soviet Union) on December 1, 1924.
The 1924 Imperial Airways de Havilland DH.34 crash occurred on 24 December 1924 when de Havilland DH.34 G-EBBX of Imperial Airways crashed at Purley, Surrey, United Kingdom killing all eight people on board.
The 1924 Kohat riots were major communal riots in Kohat in North-West Frontier Province, British India in 1924.
The 1924 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1924), officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France.
The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games (Les Iers Jeux olympiques d'hiver), were a winter multi-sport event which was held in 1924 in Chamonix, France.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.