What Happened on March 24, 1922

Historical Events

  • 81st Grand National: Lewis Rees aboard 100/9 chance Music Hall wins; only 5 out of 32 starters finish

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Appell, American musician, arranger, musical director (Ernie Kovacs), record producer (Charlie Gracie; The Orlons; Tony Orlando and Dawn), and songwriter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • King Pleasure [Clarence Beeks], American jazz singer and bebop vocalese master, born in Oakdale, Tennessee (d. 1982)
  • Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
Born in 1922
1922 Highlights

About March 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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