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 This day in History - April 24
388 Historic Events for April 24
1911

Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian (Disorderly Orderly)

Birth
1911

Sigursveinn David Kristinsson, composer

Birth
1912

Justin M'Carthy, politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope), dies at 81

Death
1914

Justin Wilson, cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips)

Birth
1914

Ruth White, Perth Amboy NJ, actress (Up the Down Staircase)

Birth
1914

Bernard Caulfield, judge

Birth
1915

Massacre of Armenians by Turks starts (Armenian Martyrs Day)

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1915

Pitts' Frank Allen no-hits St Louis (Federal League), 2-0

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1915

German army fires chloroform gas in Ieper

Event
1916

Easter rebellion of Irish against British occupation begins

Event
1916

Stanley Kauffmann, NYC, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man)

Birth
1917

Oskar Blumenthal, writer, dies

Death
1917

Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway

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1917

Len Creed, bookmaker

Birth
1920

Polish troops attack Ukraine

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1920

British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years)

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1921

Laci Boldemann, composer

Birth
1921

1st municipal elections for men and women in Belgium

Event
1922

J D Cannon, Salmon Idaho, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory)

Birth
1922

Richard Batka, composer, dies at 53

Death
1923

Colonel Jacob Schick patents Schick shavers

Event
1923

General harbor strike begins in NYC

Event
1924

Marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show)

Birth
1924

Yehoshua Lakner, composer

Birth
1924

George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies

Death