On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Flemish-Walloon riots in Louvain, Belgium, 1 dead
  • Rand McNally publishes its first road atlas.
  • WHO-AM in Des Moines Iowa begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • John Grigg, 2nd Baron Altrincham, British writer and historian, born in Westminster, London (d. 2001)
  • Neville Marriner, English conductor and violinist (Academy of St Martin in the Fields), born in Lincoln (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo Caudella, composer, dies at 82