On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1924

Historical Events

  • A republic is proclaimed in Greece; King George II is deposed and Eleutherios Venizelo is named Prime Minister of the Greek National Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
  • Slim Harpo [James Moore], American blues musician (I'm a King Bee, Baby Scratch My Back), born in Lobdell, Louisiana (d. 1970)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse

1924 Highlights

About January 11, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn