On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1924

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 7th Symphony in C at the Konsertföreningenin in Stockholm

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius
  • Greece becomes a republic

Famous Birthdays

  • "Boogie" Bill Webb, American Louisiana blues and R&B guitarist, singer and songwriter ("Bad Dog"), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 1990)
  • Eric Parkin, British classical pianist and champion of British composers, born in Stevenage, England (d. 2020)
  • Lois Andrews [Lorraine Gourley], American actress (Dixie Dugan, Meet Me After the Show, The Desert Hawk), born in Huntington Park, California (d. 1968)
  • Norman Fell, American actor (Three's Company, The End, Graduate), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
1924 Highlights

About March 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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