What Happened on January 1, 1924

Historical Events

  • 10th Rose Bowl: Washington ties Navy, 14-14
  • Grossdeutsche Volksgemeinschaft/Volkische Block replaces NSDAP

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Prysock, American jazz and R&B singer ("I Didn't Sleep a Wink Last Night"; "In The Rain"), born in was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1997) (some sources state year as 1929)
  • Roberts Blossom, American actor and poet (Home Alone, Deranged, The Great Gatsby), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2011)
1924 Highlights

About January 1, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn