On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Gotthold Gloger, German writer and painter, born in K√∂nigsberg, East Prussia, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Henk Hoekstra, Dutch politician (Dutch Communist Party), born in Amsterdam (d. 2009)

Famous Weddings

Bobby Jones

Golfer Bobby Jones (22) weds high school sweetheart Mary Rice Malone (22) in Atlanta, Georgia

1924 Highlights

About June 17, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini