On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Norris, American Hockey Hall of Fame executive (owner Detroit Red Wings 1952-82), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • David Bronstein, Ukrainian chess player (d. 2006)

Person of interestLee Marvin

Lee Marvin, American actor (Paint Your Wagon, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York (d. 1987)

Actor Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin

1924 Highlights

About February 19, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces