On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1924

Historical Events


Olympic Games1st Winter Olympics

1st Winter Olympic Games open in Chamonix, France

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Einar Landvik, Nordic skier from Norway, competes in the first-ever Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, 1924
Einar Landvik, Nordic skier from Norway, competes in the first-ever Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, 1924
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Famous Birthdays

  • Lou Groza, American football placekicker & offensive tackle (9 × Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Cleveland Browns), born in Martins Ferry, Ohio (d. 2000)
1924 Highlights

About January 25, 1924

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius