On This Day

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

  • Elfi von Dassanowsky, Austrian-American producer and musician
  • Sonny Stitt [Edward Hammond Boatner Jr], American jazz saxophonist (Blows the Blues), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1982)
1924 Highlights

About February 2, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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