April 24, 1800: Library of Congress was established.
Dec 31, 1969
April 24, 1898: Spain declared war on the U.S..
April 24, 1915: Turks began deportation of Armenians that led to the massacre of between 600,000 and 1.5 million Armenians.
April 24, 1916: The Easter Rebellion begins in Dublin, Ireland. Although unsuccessful, the uprising was an important symbolic event leading to the establishment of the Republic of Ireland.
April 24, 1953: Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.