On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 11 players Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Chesbro, Griffith, & McGinnity are named to Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

One-act ballet "Symphonic Variations" choreographed by Frederick Ashton with music by César Franck danced by Sandler's Wells Ballet debuts at Covent Garden, London

Choreographer Frederick Ashton
Choreographer
Frederick Ashton

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Stuart Saylor, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)