On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1924

Historical Events

  • Greek parliament proclaims republic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi released from jail

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Lionel Dakers, British cathedral organist (Royal School of Church Music), born in Rochester, Kent (d. 2003)
  • William Pillar, British admiral

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Picard, French-Belgian lawyer and writer (Ambidextre journalist), dies at 87
1924 Highlights

About February 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces