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

  • Kai Laursen, Danish concert violinist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1996)
  • 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

1924 Highlights

About January 11, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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