On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1924

Historical Events

  • British-Russian trade agreement signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Deitch, American illustrator (Tom Terrific, Nudnik), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Thomas Beversdorf, composer
1924 Highlights

About August 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo