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April 16, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st radio-transmission of wireless: Mattheus Passion
  • Child labor laws strengthened in Holland

Birthdays in History

  • Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Scottish Conservative politician (1959-2001), born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2010)
  • John Harvey-Jones, English businessman and chairman of ICI (1982-87), born in Hackney, London (d. 2008)
1924 in History