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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1924.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1924: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1924?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1924 Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor but General Ludendorff acquitted
  • 06 Apr 1924 4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight
  • 10 Apr 1924 Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play.
  • 11 Apr 1924 WLS-AM in Chicago IL begins radio transmissions
  • 13 Apr 1924 Greek plebiscite for a republic.
  • 15 Apr 1924 WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions
  • 16 Apr 1924 Child labor laws strengthened in Holland.
  • 17 Apr 1924 Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B Mayer Co merged to form MGM
  • 18 Apr 1924 First crossword puzzle book published (in USA by Simon and Schuster).
  • 19 Apr 1924 National Barn Dance premieres on WLS Chicago
  • 22 Apr 1924 Hague Chambers of Commerce forms, Netherlands.
  • 23 Apr 1924 British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley.
  • 26 Apr 1924 Harry Grindell Matthews demonstrates his quotdeath rayquot in London but fails to convince the British War Office.
  • 27 Apr 1924 Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1
  • 28 Apr 1924 119 die in Benwood, West Virginia, USA coal mine disaster.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1924?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Red-Headed Music Maker
  2. - Charleston Crazy
  3. - Roamin' To Wyomin'
  4. - When It's Night Time in Italy
  5. - Twelve O'Clock at Night

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

Kriemhild's Revenge

Kriemhild's Revenge

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Margarete Schön, Gertrud Arnold, Theodor Loos, Hans Carl Mueller

Country: United States of America

Girl Shy

Girl Shy

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Richard Daniels, Carlton Griffin

Country: United States of America

The Rejected Woman

The Rejected Woman

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Alma Rubens, Conrad Nagel, George MacQuarrie, Wyndham Standing

L'inondation

L'inondation

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Louis Delluc

Starring: Ève Francis, Edmond Van Daële, Philippe Hériat, Ginette Maddie