On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Kanwar Rai Singh, cricketer (batted at MCG in Test for India 1948)
  • Richard Hamilton, English early pop art painter, born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 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
1922 Highlights

About February 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces