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, American classical composer ("Of Walruses, Cheesecake, and Morse Code"), and educator (Indiana University, 1949-80), born in Yoakum, Texas (d. 1981)
1924 Highlights

About August 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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