On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1921

Historical Events

  • 1st parliament for Northern Ireland elected
  • Bulhoek Massacre: police commissioner Colonel Theodore Truter leads 6 squadrons and artillery detachment against Israelite religious sect collected at annual gathering on land of leader Enoch Mgijima at Ntabalanga; 190 killed
1921 Highlights

About May 24, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini