On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1924

Historical Events

  • 1st foreign language course broadcast on US radio (WJZ, NYC)
  • Mass Investors Trust becomes 1st mutual fund set up in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
  • Philip Abbott, American character actor (The FBI, Sweet Bird of Youth), born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1998)
1924 Highlights

About March 21, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries