March 1924

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The following events occurred in March 1924:

March 1, 1924 (Saturday)[edit]

March 2, 1924 (Sunday)[edit]

March 3, 1924 (Monday)[edit]

March 4, 1924 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 5, 1924 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Just two days after Turkey abolished the caliphate, Sharif Husyan proclaimed himself Caliph of all Muslims. The response throughout the Muslim world was mostly negative.[9]

March 6, 1924 (Thursday)[edit]

March 7, 1924 (Friday)[edit]

March 8, 1924 (Saturday)[edit]

March 9, 1924 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The French Cabinet held an emergency meeting to consider extraordinary measures to stabilize the collapsing franc,[13] which dropped to 117 against the British pound.[4]
  • Died: Panagiotis Danglis, 70 or 71, Greek military leader and politician

March 10, 1924 (Monday)[edit]

March 11, 1924 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 12, 1924 (Wednesday)[edit]

March 13, 1924 (Thursday)[edit]

March 14, 1924 (Friday)[edit]

March 15, 1924 Saturday)[edit]

March 16, 1924 (Sunday)[edit]

March 17, 1924 (Monday)[edit]

March 18, 1924 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 19, 1924 (Wednesday)[edit]

March 20, 1924 (Thursday)[edit]

March 21, 1924 (Friday)[edit]

  • A British soldier was killed and 21 wounded at Queenstown, Ireland when four men in a motor car dressed as Irish army officers drove past the destroyer HMS Scythe and opened fire with a machine gun.[26]
  • London drivers of trams and public buses went on strike.[27]
  • Born: Harry Lehmann, physicist, in Güstrow, Germany (d. 1998)

March 22, 1924 (Saturday)[edit]

March 23, 1924 (Sunday)[edit]

March 24, 1924 (Monday)[edit]

March 25, 1924 (Tuesday)[edit]

March 26, 1924 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • French Prime Minister Raymond Poincaré resigned after his government was defeated in the Chamber of Deputies by a vote of 271 to 264. The confidence vote was a complete surprise and Poincaré was not even present, as he was in a committee meeting when it was announced and voted on.[31]
  • Over 100 died in landslides around Amalfi, Italy.[32][33]

March 27, 1924 (Thursday)[edit]

March 28, 1924 (Friday)[edit]

March 29, 1924 (Saturday)[edit]

  • A proposed settlement in the London tram and bus drivers' strike was submitted to union delegates. A vote was set for Monday.[35]
  • Jews in Bucharest were targeted by rioters in nighttime attacks that continued into the next morning. .[36]
  • Died: Charles Villiers Stanford, 71, Irish composer, conductor and teacher

March 30, 1924 (Sunday)[edit]

March 31, 1924 (Monday)[edit]

  • The London tram and bus drivers' strike ended.[39]
  • The air transport company Imperial Airways was founded.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Serge, Victor (2011). Witness to the German Revolution. Chicago: Haymarket Books. ISBN 978-1-60846-172-1.
  2. ^ Ceplair, Larry (1987). Under the Shadow of War: Fascism, Anti-Fascism, and Marxists, 1918–1939. New York: Columbia University Press. p. 49. ISBN 0-231-06532-9.
  3. ^ Sheean, Vincent (March 3, 1924). "Cardinal Asks Belgian Women to Ban Silk Hose". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 10.
  4. ^ a b c d e Mercer, Derrik (1989). Chronicle of the 20th Century. London: Chronicle Communications Ltd. pp. 316–317. ISBN 978-0-582-03919-3.
  5. ^ Elsie, Robert (2010). Historical Dictionary of Albania (2nd Ed.). Plymouth: Scarecrow Press. p. 105. ISBN 0-8108-6188-7.
  6. ^ "Turkey Votes to Depose Caliph; Harem Packs Up". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 4, 1924. p. 5.
  7. ^ "Juno and the Paycock". PlayographyIreland. Dublin: Irish Theatre Institute. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  8. ^ Baker, Garland M. (October 12, 2009). "Preparation lacking for those inevitable earthquakes". A.M. Costa Rica. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  9. ^ Brown, L. Carl (2000). Religion and State: The Muslim Approach to Politics. New York: Columbia University Press. p. 117. ISBN 0-231-12038-9.
  10. ^ "Mexican Revolt Ends as Obregon Offers Amnesty". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 8, 1924. p. 5.
  11. ^ "1924: Castle Gate Mine Explosion". Utah Division of State History. State of Utah. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  12. ^ "Tesla Invents Plan to Transmit Power by Wireless System". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 9, 1924. p. 5.
  13. ^ Wales, Henry (March 10, 1924). "French Rulers Plan Desperate Aid to Francs". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 2.
  14. ^ Henning, Arthur Sears (March 11, 1924). "Gusher of Oil Bubbles Up in Senate Derrick". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1.
  15. ^ "France Obtains $50,000,000 to Bolster Franc". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 11, 1924. p. 1.
  16. ^ Steele, John (March 12, 1924). "British Plesge $21,500,000 Aid to Help Save Falling Franc". Chicago Daily Tribune: 3.
  17. ^ "Radice v. New York". US Supreme Court. Justia. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  18. ^ "Worst Gale in Years batters East; 9 Killed". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 12, 1924. p. 3.
  19. ^ "Mexico (1906–present)". University of Central Arkansas. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  20. ^ Clayton, John (March 14, 1924). "Socialism in Germany Dies; Reichstag Shut". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1.
  21. ^ "Yankee Settles Memel Issue". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 15, 1924. p. 7.
  22. ^ "Rebels Put New Honduran Rule to Wild Flight". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 20, 1924. p. 13.
  23. ^ "Italian King Makes D'Annunzio Prince of Montenevoso". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 16, 1924. p. 5.
  24. ^ "Mussolini Made "Consul of King" For Fiume Fete". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 17, 1924. p. 15.
  25. ^ Floyd, Jami (February 10, 2011). "Opinion: Why One Drop Matters". WNYC. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  26. ^ Clothier, John. "The Moon Car". Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  27. ^ "5,000,000 Must Walk as London Bus and Tram Strike Begins". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 22, 1924. p. 3.
  28. ^ Goossens, Reuben. "RMS Olympic". SS Maritime. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  29. ^ "Mussolini Says Fascism Has Put Italy on Feet". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 24, 1924. p. 5.
  30. ^ "House Votes $10,000,000 German Relief". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 25, 1924. p. 1.
  31. ^ a b Wales, Henry (March 27, 1924). "Poincaré to Take Reins of France Again". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1.
  32. ^ "Landslides Kill 73 in Italy; Rush to Rescue Yanks". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 27, 1924. p. 1.
  33. ^ "Landslide at Beauty Spot of Italy Kills Hundred". Chicago Daily Tribune: 3. March 28, 1924.
  34. ^ Childers, Thomas (1983). The Nazi Voter: The Social Foundations of Fascism in Germany, 1919–1933. University of North Carolina Press. p. 57. ISBN 0-8078-1570-5.
  35. ^ Steele, John (March 30, 1924). "Londoners Must Keep on Walking Two Days More". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 13.
  36. ^ Fendrick, Raymond (March 31, 1924). "Stones for Jews, Cheers for Ford in Bucharest". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 12.
  37. ^ Schultz, Sigrid (March 31, 1924). "German People's Party Boosts for Monarchy". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 5.
  38. ^ "East Flooded; Eight Killed; Millions Lost". Chicago Daily Tribune. March 31, 1924. p. 5.
  39. ^ "Monday, 31 March 1924". Takemeback. Retrieved January 16, 2015.