On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Neuharth, American newspaper founder (USA Today)
  • Bill Wendell, American TV announcer (Late Night With David Letterman), born in NYC, New York
  • Paul Fussell, American historian (The Great War and Modern Memory), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Nivelle, French military officer, dies at 67
1924 Highlights

About March 22, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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