On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1924

Historical Events

Historic Event

Italian Fascist Mussolini orders the suppression of opposition newspapers

Famous Birthdays

  • Taylor Mead, American writer, actor and performer (Factory, Taylor Mead's Ass), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • Victoria Draves, American platform/springboard diver (Olympic gold 1948)
1924 Highlights

About December 31, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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