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Events in History in June 1924

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Jun 2 President Calvin Coolidge signs the Indian Citizenship Act (also known as Snyder Act), declaring all Native Americans to be American citizens [1]

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Jun 3 Gila Wilderness Area established by US Forest Service

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Jun 7 George Leigh-Mallory disappears 775' from Everest's summit

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • Jun 10 1st political convention broadcast on radio-Republicans at Cleveland
  • Jun 11 Bene Brak Palestine founded
  • Jun 11 Koos Vorrink elected President of Arbeiders Jeugd Organisatie (AJC) Socialist Youth Movement
  • Jun 13 Bene Berak, Palestine, founded
  • Jun 13 Gaston Doumergue elected as the 1st protestant French President
  • Jun 14 WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY
  • Jun 15 1st transmission of radio Bloemendaal

Historic InventionModel T

Jun 15 Ford Motor Company manufactures its 10 millionth automobile

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The 1910 Model T Ford
The 1910 Model T Ford
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Jun 15 J. Edgar Hoover assumes leadership of the FBI

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
  • Jun 16 South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7
  • Jun 21 NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
  • Jun 23 8 month Twenste textile strike ends
  • Jun 26 After 8 years of occupation, US troops leave Dominican Republic
  • Jun 28 Tornado strikes Sandusky and Lorain, Ohio, killing 93
  • Jun 30 England score 2-503 in day's play v South Africa at Lord's

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jun 30 J. B. M. Hertzog becomes Primes Minister, head of a coalition government between the National and Labour Parties in South Africa

South African Premier J. B. M. Hertzog
South African Premier
J. B. M. Hertzog