On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1923

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British Prime Minister

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister Bonar Law
British Prime Minister
Bonar Law

Famous Birthdays

  • Seijun Suzuki, Japanese cult film director, born in Tokyo (d. 2017)
  • Siobhán McKenna [Cionnaith], Irish stage actress (Saint Joan, The Chalk Garden), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1986)
1923 Highlights

About May 24, 1923

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini