On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1924

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ramsay MacDonald's incoming Labour government formally recognizes the Soviet Union

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Weider, Quebec businessman and author
  • Emmanuel Scheffer, Israeli soccer coach (Israel 1968–70, 78–79; only World Cup appearance 1970), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2012)
  • H. Richard Hornberger, American writer (d. 1997)
1924 Highlights

About February 1, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius