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Saturday April 24, 2021

April 24: Day of the Week

April 24, 2021 was the 114th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 251 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1704
    The first regular newspaper in the United States, the News-Letter, is published in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 1877
    Russo-Turkish War: Russian Empire declares war on Ottoman Empire.
  • 1915
    The arrest of 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Istanbul marks the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.
  • 1916
    Ernest Shackleton and five men of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launch a lifeboat from uninhabited Elephant Island in the Southern Ocean to organise a rescue for the ice-trapped ship ship .
  • 1922
    The first segment of the Imperial Wireless Chain providing wireless telegraphy between Leafield in Oxfordshire, England, and Cairo, Egypt, comes into operation.
  • 1963
    Marriage of HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent to the Hon Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey in London.
  • 1970
    The first Chinese satellite, Dong Fang Hong I, is launched.
  • 1980
    Eight U.S. servicemen die in Operation Eagle Claw as they attempt to end the Iran hostage crisis.
  • 1990
    Gruinard Island, Scotland, is officially declared free of the anthrax disease after 48 years of quarantine.
  • 1990
    STS-31: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched from the Space Shuttle Discovery.

Who were born on April 24?

  • 1706
    Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian musician (d. 1780)
  • 1889
    Stafford Cripps, British politician (d. 1952)
  • 1914
    William Castle, American film director and producer (d. 1977)
  • 1942
    Barbra Streisand, American singer and actor
  • 1945
    Robert Knight, American singer
  • 1954
    Mumia Abu-Jamal, American Civil Rights activist, journalist of The Black Panthers
  • 1968
    Todd Jones, American baseball player
  • 1973
    Gabby Logan, British television presenter
  • 1973
    Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer
  • 1992
    Doc Shaw, American child actor

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