On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1924

Historical Events

  • British Empire Exhibition opens at Wembley

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer (Natural Superiority of Music), born in Irvington, New Jersey
  • Chuck Harmon, American baseball player, born in Washington, Indiana
  • Colin Welch, British political journalist and critic of Enid Blyton's Noddy series, born in Ickleton Abbey, Cambridgeshire (d. 1997)
1924 Highlights

About April 23, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus