On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental), dies at 59
  • Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (b. 1859)