On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Wimbush, British actress (Oh! What a Lovely War, The Archers), born in Kenton, Middlesex, England (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

  • American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months.

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
1924 Highlights

About March 19, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces