Looking back through the years, 1924 seemed to be among those years that had no significant earth-shattering occasions. A lot nevertheless went on in that year of 1924, but its not easy to select the major or big events as with other years, so here are 12 arbitrary happenings from 1924, one from every month. In January we had the first ever Winter Olympic games, the 1924 Winter Olympics opened on the 12th in Chamonix, within the French Alps. On February 22nd the US president, Calvin Coolidge become the first President to produce a radio broadcast in the White House. On March 3rd, the 407-year-old Islamic caliphate is canceled when Caliph Abdülmecid II of the Ottoman Caliphate is tossed out. The final remnant of that old government gives way to the changing govt in Turkey of President Kemal Atatürk. On the 1st of April, Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years in jail in Germany pertaining to his contribution in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch for which he ends up serving under nine months. At May 11th the Mercedes-Benz car production business is formed from the joining of companies belonging to their founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz. On June 2, 1920 the USA President, Calvin Coolidge signs into legislation, the Indian Citizenship Act that finally grants citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States. Earlier, the 14th Amendment to the United States Of America Constitution described a citizen as any individuals born in the USA and be subject to its laws and authority, the amendment had beforehand been translated with the legal courts to not apply to Indigenous individuals. On July 10th at the 1924 Paris Olympics the Finnish athlete, Paavo Nurmi won both the 1,500 and 5000m competitions within 2 hours of one another. During his career, Nurmi established twenty two official world records at distances in between 1,500 m and 20 kilometres.Continue reading
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The History of 1948
The entire year of 1948 ended up being quite a noteworthy 12 months. There was numerous significant occasions that occurred and also a large amount of non-significant situations, but nevertheless of interest for their fascination. The year started out on the first January with the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) coming into affect. The GATT had been a legal arrangement among a lot of countries with the goal being to encourage international commerce by lessening or getting rid of trade obstructions including tariffs or quotas. Also on the 1st January, the railways of Britain were nationalized, to create British Railways. On January 30th, the Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi is shot by Nathuram Godse in New Delhi. The 1948 Winter Olympics in St Moritz, in Switzerland were opened on 30 January. In February, the USA stock car racing business NASCAR is established and starts setting up races. On March 8th, in the case of McCollum vs. Board of Education, the US Supreme Court decided that faith based education in public schools goes against the US Constitution. The fight with that is still occurring currently. On April 3rd the United States President Harry Truman implements the Marshall Plan, that allows $5 billion in aid for 16 nations around the world. The Marshall Plan is the way the United States offered overseas help to Western Europe. On April 7, The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations and later on June 24th they have the 1st World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization in Geneva. Also in April, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is created, as the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation Co-operation.Continue reading
Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propagandist
Joseph Goebbels was a German born Nazi politician who had been the main propagandist with the Nazi Political Party, and then Adolf Hitler’s Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda from 1933 to 1945. Goebbels was one of Hitler’s nearest and very devoted ministers. was for the most part known for his deep anti-semitism that he regularly and also loudly voiced in public places. Goebbels became a tough promoter for discrimination, such as the elimination of the Jewish people in the Holocaust.Continue reading
What Happened in 1920?
The calendar year of 1920 ended up being memorable for a number of events. In that year, the Mexican Revolution happened and by the end of the year there is a change of govt and there was also the Irish war of independence. During the year there were numerous local regional battles and skirmishes within Europe after the end of World War One. The Treaty of Versailles which terminated that conflict becomes effective on January 10th, technically putting an end to WW 1. Nonetheless, on March the 19th the United States Senate refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles. On January 16, The League of Nations Covenant will come into play with the organisation having the first council conference in Paris, France. Additional clashes during the year involved the Palestine riots on April the 4th with physical violence ocurring between Arab and Jewish people in Jerusalem where nine are killed as well as 216 injured. There ended up being a bombing on Wall Street in New York using a explosive device in a horse wagon blowing up as you’re watching JP Morgan Building, murdering 38 as well as wounding 400. During February Adolf Hitler presented his National Socialist Program in Munich to the German Workers’ Party that renames itself to be the Nazi Party. On September 29, Adolf Hitler makes his first public appearance within Austria, with talks in Vienna, Innsbruck and also Salzburg.Continue reading
The Memorable Events of 1914
The calendar year of 1914 seemed to be most important with the situations that led up to starting The First World War in the initial half of the year and then in the 2nd half of the year the growing and escalating battles of World War 1. All this began with the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria that was heir to the Austrian throne by the Serbian nationalist Princip. During the next six months many other incidents along with hostilities occurred ultimately causing Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia by sending them a telegram on July 28th beginning The First World War. On the 1st of August, the German Empire announced war on the Russian Empire following Russia’s military services mobilization in support of Serbia. Germany also commences mobilisation. France furthermore ordered a general mobilisation. Soon after Germany proclaimed war on Belgium and the Kingdom of Montenegro declared war on Austria-Hungary. The day after Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia. Following it was the United Kingdom’s turn to formally announce war on Austria-Hungary. On August 23, the Japanese proclaimed war on Germany. In October Canada send 25 0000 soldiers to Europe to help the allies. On November 5, Great Britain and the French announce war on Turkey. Numerous battles and fights carry on through the rest of the year of 1914.Continue reading
What happened at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games?
The 1936 Summer Olympics were Berlin, Germany and were officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad from 1st to 16 August 1936. Germany competed against Barcelona to be awarded the Olympics in 1931. These olympics had been significant for the Nazi propaganda which caused significant turmoil and the exclusionary principles from the Nazi party prior to the Olympic Games, yet countries all over the world however consented to get involved. The Führer Adolf Hitler was resolute to outdo the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games so he developed a brand new 100,000-seat track and field stadium along with 6 gymnasiums and other stadiums. These Olympic Games had been the 1st Games to be broadcast on TV and along with radio programming, they reached 41 countries. The nations around the world that did take part offered some legitimacy for the Nazi regime. The games were economically profitable with overall ticket sales being 7.5 million Reichsmark that generated an operating profit in excess of one million Reichsmark. That didn’t add the expenditure by the town of Berlin or outlays of the German national authorities hence the real worth of hosting the Olympics is not straightforward since they didn’t put up these records.Continue reading