On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1924

Historical Events

  • 4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight
  • Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament
  • Völkische Block (Nazis) receives 17.8% of vote in Bavaria

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Rouse, American hard bop tenor saxophonist (Thelonious Monk Quartet; Sphere), born in Washington, DC (d. 1988)
1924 Highlights

About April 6, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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