On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1924

Historical Events

  • German election (Social Democrats win, Nazis & Communists lose)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bent Fabric [Fabricius-Bjerre], Danish pianist and composer (Alley Cat), born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 2020)
  • John Love, Zimbabwean Formula One driver, born in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2005)

Person of interestMário Soares

Mário Soares, 17th President of Portugal (1986-96) and Prime Minister (1976-78 and 1983-85), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2017)

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

1924 Highlights

About December 7, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius