April 24

April 24 is the 114th day of the Gregorian calendar ( 115th in leap years), thus still remain 251 days of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 2004: The reunification of the Cyprus conflict Cyprus after Annan plan fails for separate referenda in spite of a majority in the Turkish part of the " No" of the majority in the Greek part.


Science and Technology




  • 0858: Nicholas I is enthroned shortly after his election as Pope. It is the successor of the deceased in March Benedict III. , Its close advisor he has been.
  • 2005: Inauguration of Pope Benedict XVI. St. Peter's Square


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.

Nature and Environment


  • 2004: Vitali Klitschko wins his boxing match against Corrie Sanders at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, through technical ko, becoming world heavyweight champion of the World Boxing Council ( WBC).

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0624: mellitus, missionary and archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1530: Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian Renaissance poet
  • 1613: Otto von Grünrade, German Evangelical Reformed Church politicians
  • 1617: Concino Concini, French general and Marshal of France
  • 1622: Fidelis of Sigmaringen, German Catholic religious priest and martyr
  • 1664: Silvius Nimrod I., first Duke of Württemberg- Oels
  • 1684: Rudolf Capell, German educator, historian and philologist
  • 1710: Manuel de Oms y de Santa Pau, Spanish diplomat and viceroy of Peru
  • 1723: Jean Daniel Abraham Davel, Vaud revolutionary
  • 1732: Johann Michael Ludwig Rohrer, German architect
  • 1747: Johann Georg Fischer, German architect of Baroque
  • 1760: Michele Mascitti, Italian violinist and composer
  • 1774: Martin Kröncke, German Master of the Mint
  • 1783: Grigori Grigoryevich Orlov, a Russian officer and lover of Catherine II

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Al Hibbler, American singer
  • 2002: Hans -Jürgen Ewers, German economist
  • 2003: Kazuko Saegusa, Japanese novelist, essayist and literary critic
  • 2004: José Giovanni, a French-Swiss writer and filmmaker
  • 2004: Estee Lauder, U.S. businesswoman
  • 2005: Ezer Weizmann, Israeli President
  • 2007: Arno Borst, German historian
  • 2008: Tristram Cary, British- Australian composer
  • 2008: Jimmy Giuffre, American jazz musician
  • 2010: Paul Shepherd, German founder of Colonia Dignidad in Chile
  • 2010: Dimitris Tsatsos, Greek legal scholars, Member of the European Parliament
  • 2011: Marie -France Pisier, French actress
  • 2012: Wim Hoddes, Dutch actor and singer
  • 2012: Anke Lautenbach, German singer
  • 2012: Amos Vogel, American film critic
  • 2012: Werner Schürmann, German sculptor and baritone

Holidays and observances

  • Genocide Memorial in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Diaspora
  • Religious observances Johann Walter, Kantor German (Protestant: EKD and LCMS )
  • Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese theologian and social reformer (Protestant, Anglican feast day is April 23 )
  • St. Ivo, dear saint in England, whose remains were discovered in 1001
  • St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, German jurist, religious priest and martyr ( Catholic)
  • St. Mary of Cleophas, Roman disciple ( Catholic)
  • St. Salome, Roman disciple ( Catholic)

More entries contains the list of commemorative and Action days.

  • Day
  • Day in April