On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • I Winter Olympic Games close at Chamonix, France
  • The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Lynn, anarchist

Famous Deaths

  • Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83