On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrzej Markowski, Polish composer, born in Lblin, Poland (d. 1986)
  • James Kirkwood, American actor, author and playwright (A Chorus Line, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1989)
  • Peter Allsop, President of the Publishers Association (1975-77)
1924 Highlights

About August 22, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo