24 April is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years). There are 251 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1731: Daniel Defoe, Muggle author of Robinson Crusoe, dies.
- 1992: A Norwegian Ridgeback Dragon named Norbert (later known as Norberta) hatches in Rubeus Hagrid's cabin. 
- 24 April on Wikipedia