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1924 January


January 4th
In 1924, The Krasnaya Presnya District Conference of the RCP(B) elects J.V. Stalin a delegate to the Moscow Gubernia Party Conference.
January 9th
In 1924, Stalin gives an interview to a Hosta corre-spondent on the discussion concerning the situation in the Party.
January 14-16th
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP ().
January 14th
In 1924, At the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) J.V. Stalin reports on the draft resolution "Immediate Tasks in Party Affairs" for the Thirteenth Party Conference.
January 15th
In 1924, The plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) appoints J.V. Stalin reporter at the Thirteenth Conference of the RCP(B) on the question of "Immediate Tasks in Party Affairs."
January 16-18th
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference of the RCP().
January 16th
In 1924, The Thirteenth Conference of the RCP(B) elects J. V. Stalin to the presidium of the conference.
January 17th
In 1924, Stalin reports to the Thirteenth Conference of the RCP(B) on "Immediate Tasks in Party Affairs."
January 18th
In 1924, Stalin replies to the discussion at the Thirteenth Conference of the RCP(B) on his report on "Immediate Tasks in Party Affairs."
January 19th
In 1924, The Eleventh All-Russian Congress of Soviets elects J. V. Stalin to the presidium of the congress.
January 21st
In 1924, 6.50 p. m. Death of V. I. Lenin (in Gorki).
9.30 p. m. Stalin with the other members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) leave for Gorki.
January 22nd
In 1924, Stalin makes amendments to the text of the appeal of the Eleventh All-Russian Congress of Soviets "To All the Working People of the USSR" concerning the death of V. I. Lenin.
In a telegram to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Bukhara, J. V. Stalin announces the death of V. I. Lenin and appeals for support of Lenin's policy of strengthening the alliance between the workers and peasants, and for closer solidarity with the Soviet government.
January 23rd
In 1924, 9 a. m. Stalin and other members of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) carry out the coffin with Lenin's body from the house in Gorki.
1.30 p.m.-2.45 p. m. Stalin and delegates at the Second All-Union Congress and the Eleventh All-Russian Congress of Soviets, members of the Central Committee of the Party, members of the Government, workers, and representatives of various organizations, carry the coffin with Lenin's body from the Paveletsky Railway Station to the House of Trade Unions.
6.10 p. m. Stalin stands in the guard of honour at Lenin's bier in the Hall of Columns of the House of Trade Unions.
January 24th
In 1924, the Russian city of St. Petersburg was renamed Leningrad in honor of the late revolutionary leader (however, it has since been renamed St. Petersburg).
January 25th
In 1924, Pravda, No. 20, publishes the appeal of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), signed by J. V. Stalin, to all Party organizations, institutions and to the press to collect all documents, etc., concerning V. I. Lenin and to send them to the Lenin Institute of the Central Committee of the RCP(B).
January 26th
In 1924, 8.24 p. m.-8.40 p. m. At the memorial session of the Second Congress of Soviets of the USSR, J. V. Stalin delivers a speech "On the Death of Lenin" and in the name of the Bolshevik Party takes a vow to guard and fulfil the behests of Lenin.
January 27th
In 1924, 8 a. m. Stalin stands in the guard of honour at Lenin's bier in the Hall of Columns of the House of Trade Unions.
8.30 a. m. Stalin stands at the head of Lenin's bier in the Hall of Columns of the House of Trade Unions.
9 . m. Stalin and workers' representatives carry out the coffin with Lenin's body from the House of Trade Unions.
4 p. m. On the conclusion of the memorial meeting in the Red Square, J.V. Stalin, V. M. Molotov and others, lift the coffin with Lenin's body and proceed towards the tomb.
January 28th
In 1924, Stalin delivers a speech at a gathering of students of the A.R.C.E.C. Kremlin Military School, held in memory of V. I. Lenin.
January 29th
In 1924, At a sitting of the Eleventh All-Russian Congress of Soviets, J.V. Stalin is elected to the All-Russian Central Executive Committee.
January 29th, 31st
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B).
January 30th
In 1924, Stalin is elected to the presidium of the Second Congress of Soviets of the USSR.

1924 February


February 1st
In 1924, Soviet Union formally recognized by Britain.
February 2nd
In 1924, At a sitting of the Second All-Union Congress of Soviets, J. V. Stalin is elected to the Soviet of the Union of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR.
At a sitting of the first session of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR (second convocation), J.V. Stalin is elected to the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR.
At a sitting of the first session of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee (eleventh convocation), J. V. Stalin is elected to the Presidium of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee.
February 3rd
In 1924, At the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J.V. Stalin speaks on the report of the commission that investigated the stale of the Red Army.
February 28th
In 1924, US begins intervention in Honduras.

1924 March


March 5-12th
In 1924, On the instructions of J.V. Stalin, the commission of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR appointed to perpetuate the memory of V. I. Lenin confers with prominent Soviet scientists on the question of preserving the body of V. I. Lenin.
March 8th
In 1924, Coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah.
March 25th
In 1924, J. V. Stalin completes his "Outline of Studies in Leninism." The "Outline" was published in May 1924 in the magazine Krasnaya Molodyozh (Red Youth), No. 1.
March 27th
In 1924, At a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J. V. Stalin speaks on the report on internal trade and the consumers' cooperatives.
March 31st-April 2nd
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the plenum of the Central Committee of the R...().

1924 April


April 1st
In 1924, Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor but Gen Ludendorff acquitted.
In 1924, At the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J. V. Stalin speaks on the report on internal trade and the consumers' co-operatives.
April 2nd
In 1924, At the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J.V. Stalin speaks on M. I. Kalinin's report on work in the country-side.
April 3rd
In 1924, Pravda, No. 76, publishes the announcement of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), signed by J. V. Stalin, of the convocation of the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(B) on May 20, 1924.
Stalin speaks at the C.C., RCP(B) conference on work among the youth.
Beginning of April
In 1924, Stalin delivers lectures at the Sverdlov University on The Foundations of Leninism.
April 28th
In 1924, Stalin, with other comrades formerly in Baku, sends greetings to the Baku organization of the Communist Party on its twenty-fifth anniversary.

1924 May


May 9th
In 1924, In a telegram to the Revolutionary Military Council of the Baltic Fleet, J. V. Stalin states that, owing to the preparations for the forthcoming Thirteenth Party Congress, he cannot accept the invitation to attend the Fleet's celebrations. This telegram was published in the newspaper Krasny Baltiisky Flot (Red Baltic Fleet), No. 106, May 15, 1924.
May 11th
In 1924, The Twentieth Leningrad Gubernia Party Conference elected J. V. Stalin to the Leningrad Gubernia Committee of the Party and also as a delegate to the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP().
May 15th
In 1924, The Third Congress of the Transcaucasian Communist organizations elects J. V. Stalin as a delegate to the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP().
May 16th
In 1924, 108 degrees F in Blitzen Oregon.
May 18th
In 1924, The Twelfth Moscow Gubernia Party Conference elects J. V. Stalin as a delegate to the Thirteenth Congress of the B.C.P. ().
May 21st
In 1924, 14-year-old Bobby Franks was murdered in a "thrill killing" committed by Nathan Leopold Jr. and Richard Loeb, two students at the University of Chicago.
May 23-31st
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the Thir-teenth Congress of the RCP(B), the first Party congress held since the death of V. I. Lenin.
May 23rd
In 1924, Stalin and the members of the presidium of the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(B) take the salute at the Young Pioneers' parade held in the Red Square, Moscow, in honour of the Thirteenth Congress.
J. V. Stalin presents S. M. Kirov with a copy of the book On Lenin and Leninism with the inscription: "To my friend and beloved brother, from the author. J. Stalin."
May 24th
In 1924, Stalin makes the Central Committee's organizational report at the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP ().
May 27th
In 1924, At the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(), J.V. Stalin replies to the discussion on the Central Committee's organizational report.
May 29th
In 1924, At the Thirteenth Congress of the B.C.P.(), J. V. Stalin is elected to the commission on . work among the youth.
May 31st
In 1924, The Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(B) elects J. V. Stalin to the Central Committee of the RCP().

1924 June


June 2nd
In 1924, The plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) elects J. V. Stalin to the Political Bureau, Organizing Bureau and the Secretariat, and re-elects him General Secretary of the Cen-tral Committee of the RCP ().
June 4th
In 1924, Greetings to the Baku workers on the occasion of the opening of a new gusher in the Surakhani oil field, signed by J. V. Stalin and the other members of the presidium of the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(B), are published in the newspaper Bakinsky Rabochy (Baku Worker), No. 125.
June 12th
In 1924, The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) appoints J. V. Stalin to the commission of the plenum of the Central Committee on work in the countryside.
June 17th
In 1924, J. V. Stalin delivers a report on the "Results of the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(B)" at the C.C., RCP(B) Courses for Secretaries of Uyezd Party Committees.
Stalin is elected to the presidium of the Fifth Congress of the Comintern.
June 17-July 8th
In 1924, Stalin takes part in the proceedings of the Fifth Congress of the Communist International .
June 19th
In 1924, The Fifth Congress of the Comintern elects J. V. Stalin to the commission for drafting the resolution on Leninism, and to the political and programme commissions.
June 20th
In 1924, A sitting of the Fifth Congress of the Comintern endorses J. V. Stalin's appointment as chairman of the Polish commission.
June 26th
In 1924, after eight years of occupation, the U.S. troops had enough and left the Domincan Republic.
June 27th
In 1924, The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) appoints J.V. Stalin to the Central Committee's commission on work among working women and peasant women,
June 28th
In 1924, the worst Ohio tornado disaster hits Lorain, killing 85.
June
In 1924, The magazine Rabochy Korrespondent, No. 6, publishes J. V. Stalin's interview with a representative of this magazine on the functions of worker and peasant correspondents.

1924 July


July 1-3rd
In 1924, Stalin directs the meetings of the Polish commission of the Fifth Congress of the Comintern.
July 3rd
In 1924, J. V. Stalin delivers a speech on "The Communist Party of Poland" at a meeting of the Polish commission of the Fifth Congress of the Comintern.
July 6th
In 1924, Stalin, with the other members of the presidium of the Fifth Congress of the Comin-tern, signs the "Manifesto of the Communist International to the World Proletariat" that was. adopted by the congress.
July 8th
In 1924, Stalin is elected to the Executive Committee and to the Presidium of the E.G. of the Comintern.
July 16th
In 1924, Stalin writes a letter to Demyan Bedny.
July 26th
In 1924, The appeal of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) to all Party organizations, signed by J.V. Stalin, concerning measures to be taken to combat the drought and its consequences, is published in Pravda, No. 167.
July 28th
In 1924, Stalin speaks at a meeting of the Organizing Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) on the report of the Bureau's commission on work in the Red Army.
July 31st
In 1924, In a letter to Manuilsky, J. V. Stalin gives his views on the resolutions adopted by the Fifth Congress of the Comintern on the national question in Central Europe and in the Balkans and on Eastern and colonial questions.
July
In 1924, Stalin makes amendments to the text of the appeal of the Executive Committee of the Comintern "To All the Organizations of the Communist Party of Poland."

1924 August


August 2nd
In 1924, J. V. Stalin writes the article "Y. M. Sverdlov."
August 4th
In 1924, Stalin speaks at a meeting of the Organizing Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) on the report of the Bureau's com-mission on the Young Pioneer movement.
August 11th
In 1924, Stalin speaks at a meeting of the Organizing Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) on the report of the commission on the education of the Party members of the Lenin Enrolment.
August 16-20th
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B).

1924 September


September 12th
In 1924, J. V. Stalin finishes the article "Concerning the International Situation," published in Pravda, No. 214, September 20, and in the magazine Bolshevik, No. 11.

1924 October


October 2nd
In 1924, Geneva Protocol was proposed by the British Labor government of Ramsay MacDonald to require compulsory arbitrationof all disputes, in recognition of the weakness of the League of Nations without the U.S., Russia, or Germany. The Protocol was rejected by the new Conservative government of Stanley Baldwin in 1925, and replaced by the Locarno plan of Briand and Stresemann.
October 20th
In 1924, Stalin has a talk with young correspond-ents of the magazine Yuniye Stroitely (Young Builders).
October 21-24th
In 1924, Stalin takes part in the proceedings of a conference of secretaries of rural Party units called by the Central Committee of the RCP().
October 22nd
In 1924, At the conference of secretaries of rural Party units called by the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J. V. Stalin speaks on "The Party's Immediate Tasks in the Countryside."
October 25-27th
In 1924, Stalin directs the proceedings of the ple-num of the Central Committee of the RCP(B).
October 26th
In 1924, At the plenum of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J. V. Stalin speaks on "The Party's Tasks in the Countryside."

1924 November


Before November 7th
In 1924, Stalin receives a delegation representing the workers of the Dynamo Factory, who invite him to attend a meeting at the factory on November 7 to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
November 7th
In 1924, Stalin speaks at a meeting of the workers at the Dynamo Factory held on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution and the unveiling of a memorial plaque to commemorate Lenin's visit to the factory in 1921. J. V. Stalin makes an entry in the Red Book of the factory.
November 15th
In 1924, Stalin writes his greetings to the First Cavalry Army on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.
November 16th
In 1924, On the instructions of the Central Committee of the RCP(B), J. V. Stalin writes a letter to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Germany in connection with the forth-coming Reichstag elections. In the letter he exposes the treacherous role played by counter-revolutionary German Social-Democracy.
November 17th
In 1924, J. V. Stalin's greetings to Krestyanskaya Gazeta on its first anniversary are published in that newspaper, No. 51.
November 19th
In 1924, J. V. Stalin delivers a speech on "Trotskyism or Leninism?" at a plenary meeting of the Communist group in the A.U.C.C.T.U.
November 20th
In 1924, The Central Committee of the RCP(B) ap-points J. V. Stalin to the Council of the Lenin Institute of the C.C., RCP(B).
November 29th
In 1924, In the name of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) J. V. Stalin sends a letter to the Central Committee of the C.P.(B) of the Ukraine on the fight against Trotskyism.

1924 December


December 8th
In 1924, Stalin speaks at a meeting of the Organizing Bureau of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) on the report of the commission on the education of the Party members of the Lenin Enrolment.
December 17th
In 1924, J. V. Stalin finishes the preface to his book On the Road to October.
December 19th
In 1924, Stalin signs a circular letter of the Central Committee of the RCP(B) to all Party organizations calling for strict implementation of the decisions on internal trade adopted by the Thirteenth Congress of the RCP(B).
December 20th
In 1924, Adolf Hitler freed from jail early.


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