On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1924

Historical Events

Coup d'├ętat

Adolf Hitler freed from jail early, having served only nine months of five-year sentence for "Beer Hall Putsch"

Famous Birthdays

  • Errol John, Trinidadian actor & playwright (A Man from the Sun, The Nun's Story, Assault on a Queen), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 1988)
  • Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician & broadcaster, born in Chatham-Kent, Canada (d. 1980)
1924 Highlights

About December 20, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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