On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Alexei Ryko elected as President of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)
  • Canada beats United States, 6-1 to retain the Olympic ice hockey gold medal (won at 1920 Summer Games) at the Chamonix Games; Canadian LW Harry Watson top scores with 46 points
  • Switzerland claims the inaugural Olympic bobsleigh gold medal at the Chamonix Games, ahead of Great Britain and Belgium

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWoodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson, 28th US President (1913-21), dies at his home in Washington at 67

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson