What Happened on February 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Greek parliament proclaims republic
  • Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100m record (57 2/5 secs)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi released from jail

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Lionel Dakers, director (Royal School of Church Music)
  • William Pillar, British admiral

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Picard, Fren/Belgium writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87