On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1924

Historical Events

  • Netherlands refuses to recognize USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Aafje Heynis, Dutch singer (contralto), born in Krommenie, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer, born in Dadu, Pakistan (d. 2004)
  • Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), born in Vienna (d.2015)
1924 Highlights

About May 2, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus