April 24


May 17, 2022

April 24 is the 114th day of the Gregorian calendar (115th in leap years).


1916 - Irish revolt against England in Dublin, Ireland. 1951 - The Sakuragi-cho accident occurred in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. 1952 - Assemblyman Min-ho Seo (徐珉濠) shoots Captain Seo Chang-seon (徐昌善) in Suncheon with a gun (Rep. Min-ho Seo shooting incident). The famous 'justice defense' was established in this case. 1955 - The Ten Point Declaration on World Peace and Cooperation was adopted at the Asia-Africa Conference (AA Conference, Bandung Conference). 1968 - Mauritius joins the United Nations. 2003 - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea declares that it possesses nuclear weapons. 2004 - At the Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Korean Orthodox Church was elevated to the Metropolitan Archdiocese. 2009 About 10 people died as a new virus, swine influenza, spread in Mexico and parts of the United States. Two women were killed in a suicide bombing near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad, Iraq, killing 60 people and injuring 125, local police said. 2013 - Rana Plaza collapse in Sabar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


1800 - The Library of Congress is founded in the United States by John Adams. 1990 - The Hubble Space Telescope is launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. 2008 - The Chicago Cubs, the National League of Major League Baseball (USA), became the second 10000 win in major league history after the San Francisco Giants.


1533 – Willem I van Orange, first hereditary governor of the Netherlands (b. 1608 – Gaston, Duke of Orléans, French royal family (b. 1743 – Concubine Gahye, concubine of the 4th emperor of the Qing Dynasty, Kangxi. 1856 – Philippe Pétain, a French soldier (d. 1926 – Kim Bok-dong, South Korean human rights activist (b. 1930 Cho Yong-soo, a South Korean journalist. American film director Richard Donner 1934 – Shirley MacLaine, an American actress. 1938 – Kim Yang-geon, a North Korean politician (b. 1942 - Korean singers Bae-ho and Ha Cheong-il. American singer and actress Barbra Streisand. 1960 – Won Mi-kyung, South Korean actress (b. 1964 – Xiaman Fortune, an American actor. 1965 – Son Chang-min, South Korean actor (b. 1966 – Im Jong-seok, South Korean politician (b. 1967 – Kang Su-jin, South Korean ballerina (b. 1976 – Steve Finnan, Irish footballer (b. 1977 Korean actor Kang Woo-kyung. Korean actor Kim Hyun-joo. 1981 – Choi Jung-won, a South Korean actress (b. 1982 – Kelly Clarkson, American singer-songwriter (b. 1983 – Han Soo-yeon, South Korean actress 1984 – Kim Jae-ik, politician of the Republic of China (b. 1985 – Kaori Nazuka, a Japanese voice actress. 1987 – Seo Joon-young, South Korean actor (b. 1990 – Kim Tae-ri, South Korean actress (b. 1991 – Seul-bi Lee, South Korean actress (b. 1995 – Youngmin and Kwangmin (Boyfriend), South Korean singers/rappers.


1731 – Daniel Defoe, English novelist and journalist (b. 1895 – Jeon Bong-jun, leader of the Donghak Peasant Revolution. 1942 – Lucy Montgomery, Canadian novelist (b. 1967 – Enrico Dante, an Italian cardinal (b. 1990 – Jung Mong-woo, a South Korean entrepreneur. 1997 – Eugene Stoner, American firearms inventor, invented the AR-15 rifle. 2018 – Henri Michel, French footballer (b. 2018 – Toji Morita, Japanese singer-songwriter (b. 2020 – Hee-jae Park, a South Korean soldier. 2020 – Kidaopet Nuhuang, a Lao singer (b. 2020 – Yukio Okamoto, Japanese diplomat (b. 2021 – Christa Ludwig, German singer-songwriter (b. 2021 – Albert Elbaz, Israeli fashion designer (b.


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