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

  • Anthony Farrar-Hockley, English army officer (NATO Commander) and historian, born in Coventry, England (d. 2006)
  • Frédéric Back, German-born Canadian short film director and screenwriter
1924 Highlights

About April 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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