On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1924

Historical Events

  • South African State pass the Industrial Conciliation Act No 11: provides for job reservation, excluded blacks from membership of registered trade unions, prohibited registration of black trade unions

Famous Birthdays

  • Frédéric Back, German-born Canadian short film director and screenwriter
  • Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley, English soldier and historian (d. 2006)
1924 Highlights

About April 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries