On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1924

Historical Events

  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby resigns due to Teapot Dome scandal

Lawyer and Politician Thomas J. Walsh
Lawyer and Politician
Thomas J. Walsh

Famous Birthdays

  • Evald Ilyenkov, Soviet philosopher (Dialectical Logic), born in Smolensk, Soviet Union (d. 1979)
  • Humberto Fernández Morán, Venezuelan scientist (d. 1999)
  • Louis Laberge, Quebec labour union leader (d. 2002)
1924 Highlights

About February 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius