On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2009)
  • Marilyn Erskine, American actress (Tom Ewell Show, Westward the Women), born in Rochester, New York
  • Ruth Kobart [Kahn], American actor and singer (King's Quest VII, Forum), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • Yehoshua Lakner, composer, born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • G. Stanley Hall, American psychologist (b. 1844)
  • George Street, English cricket wicket-keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
1924 Highlights

About April 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus