On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1924

Historical Events

  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

Sports History

US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

Historic Event

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

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)
  • Nicolo Rizzuto, Italian-Canadian organized crime figure, born in Cattolica Eraclea, Sicily, Italy (d. 2010)
1924 Highlights

About February 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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