What Happened on January 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benito Mussolini disallows non-fascists work union

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Russian city of St Petersburg renamed Leningrad; it was changed back in 1991

Famous Birthdays

  • 8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane
  • David Craighead, composer
  • Klaus George Roy, composer
  • Marvin Kaplan, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Robert Kastenmeier, Politician (Rep-D-WI, 1959-91), born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1894)
  • Thephilo Braga, Portuguese poet/politician, dies at 80