On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1924

Historical Events

  • Spanish troops leave Morocco

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEd Koch

Ed Koch, American congressman and New York City Mayor (1977-89), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Congressman and NYC Mayor Ed Koch
Congressman and NYC Mayor
Ed Koch
  • Francis Miroglio, French composer (Extensions), born in Marseille, France (d. 2005)
  • Nevit Kodallı, Turkish composer, born in Mersin, Turkey (d. 2009)
1924 Highlights

About December 12, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius