What Happened on February 2, 1924

Historical Events

  • International Ski Federation (FIS) forms

1st Winter Olympics

Norway’s Thorleif Haug takes the cross-country double at the Chamonix Winter Olympics when he wins the 18k event; Haug also 50k gold medalist

Famous Birthdays

  • (Elfriede) "Elfi" von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American opera singer, pianist, vocal coach, and film producer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2007)
  • Sonny Stitt [Edward Hammond Boatner Jr], American jazz saxophonist (Blows the Blues), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1982)
Born in 1924

About February 2, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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