On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kanwar Rai Singh, cricketer (batted at MCG in Test for India 1948)
  • Richard Hamilton, painter
  • Steven Hill, American actor (Mission Impossible, Law & Order), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Dmitri B. Shostakovich, father of Russian composer Dmitri D S, dies