On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1924

Historical Events

  • 1st US coast-to-coast radio hookup: General John Joseph Carty speech in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Black, baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Gee John, US mobster (1st executed in gas chamber-Nevada), dies
1924 Highlights

About February 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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