What Happened on January 31, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Austrians Helene Engelmann & Alfred Berger win the pairs skating gold medal at the Chamonix Winter Olympics; beat Finnish pair Ludowika Jakobsson & Walter Jakobsson by just 0.39 points
  • Herma Szabo of Austria wins the ladies figure skating gold medal at the Chamonix Winter Olympics; only women's event at the Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Gatehouse, former High Court judge
  • Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker