On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1924

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Hiram Bingham is elected as a Republican to serve in the US Senate forcing him to resign as Governor of Connecticut after serving only one day in office, the shortest term of any Connecticut Governor

Music History

Noël Coward's "Vortex" premieres in London


1924 Highlights

About December 16, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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