On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1924

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian Fascist Mussolini orders the suppression of opposition newspapers

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

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? 96 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn