Tuesday 15 April 1924
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Sherlock Jr., directed by Buster Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
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- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
- Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
- Arirang Festival is held in North Korea to commemorate Kim Il-sung's birth.
- Saint Hunna.
- Saint Basilissa
- Blessed Waltman of Antwerp
- Ancient Latvia ? Tipsa Diena was observed.
- Roman Empire ? the Fordicia was celebrated in honor of Terra.
- M Canagaratnam: Sri Lankan politician (d. 1980).
- Neville Marriner: English violinist and conductor.
- Rikki Fulton: Scottish entertainer of stage and pantomime, actor of comedy.
- John Grigg: British historian.
- Neville Marriner in Lincoln: England; conductor (Minnesota Orchestra 1978).
- Eduardo Caudella: Composer, dies at 82.
- WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions
- Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain, Belgium; one dead.
- Rand McNally publishes its first road atlas, in the USA.
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- When It's Night Time in Italy - Lew Holtz & His Orchestra
- Roamin' To Wyomin' - California Ramblers
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