On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1924

Historical Events

  • George Kelly's play "Show-Off," premieres in New York City

Olympic Games1st Winter Olympics

Jacob Tullin Thams of Norway wins ski jumping gold at the Chamonix Winter Olympics; in 1936 he earns a silver medal in sailing at Berlin Summer Games

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Einar Landvik, Nordic skier from Norway, competes in the first-ever Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, 1924
Einar Landvik, Nordic skier from Norway, competes in the first-ever Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, 1924
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  • Norway sweeps the medals in the Nordic combined event at the inaugural Chamonix Winter Olympics; Thorleif Haug wins his 3rd gold of the Games ahead of teammates Thoralf Strømstad & Johan Grøttumsbråten

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) weds pianist Lil Armstrong (26)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

1924 Highlights

About February 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius