On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1924

Historical Events

  • Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

BattleCoup d'état

Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor for "Beer Hall Putsch" but General Ludendorff acquitted

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
German WWI General Erich Ludendorff
German WWI General
Erich Ludendorff
  • Imperial Airways forms in Britain
  • The Royal Canadian Air Force is formed.

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Byrne, Governor of New Jersey
  • Čkalja [Miodrag Petrović], Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia, born in Kruševac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (d. 2003)
  • Gunther Becker, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Stan Rowley, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 5,000m team, bronze 60m, 100m, 200m 1900), dies at 47
1924 Highlights

About April 1, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries