On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1924

Historical Events

Historic Event

British Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns

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)
1924 Highlights

About January 16, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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