What Happened on December 24, 1924

Historical Events

  • 1st radio transmission of NCRV in Netherlands
  • Albania becomes a republic (ex-premier Ahmed Zogoe's coup)
  • Richard Rodgers Theater (46th St Chanin's) opens at 226 W 46th NYC
  • School in Babb's Switch, Oklahoma, catches fire, 36 die
1924 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Miller, West Indian cricket all-rounder (1 Test; Jamaica), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2014)
  • Willem Drees, Dutch statesman (Prime Minister 1948–1958), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • [Irving] Lee Dorsey, American pop and R&B singer ("Working In the Coal Mine"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1986)
Born in 1924

About December 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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