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 This day in History - April 24
388 Historic Events for April 24
1925

88øF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in April

Event
1927

Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer

Birth
1927

Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1927

Patrick Bowles, writer/translator

Birth
1928

Gustav Krivinka, composer

Birth
1928

Fathometer, which measures underwater depth, patented

Event
1928

Ferdinand B Hummel, composer, dies at 72

Death
1929

Ferit Tuzun, composer

Birth
1929

1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off

Event
1929

Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark

Event
1930

Conn Findlay, Stockton Calif, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76)

Birth
1931

Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)

Birth
1932

Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje)

Birth
1932

German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)

Event
1933

1st major league to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 inn (Dick Bartell)

Event
1933

Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)

Birth
1934

Shirley MacLaine, Richmond Va, actress/mystic (Irma la Douce)

Birth
1934

John Barbour, Toronto, TV host (Real People)

Birth
1935

Louis Keith, Chicago, physician (expert on multiple-births)

Birth
1935

Paul Klengel, composer, dies at 80

Death
1936

Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)

Birth
1936

Alphons Diepenbrock, composer, dies at 73

Death
1936

Bernard van Dieren, composer, dies at 51

Death
1938

Lindenheuvel soccer team forms

Event
1939

John Foulds, composer, dies at 58

Death