On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde King, American baseball pitcher, coach, manager and executive (Brooklyn Dodgers; New York Yankees), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina (d. 2010)
  • Desmond Carrington, British radio host (The Music Goes Round), born in Bromley (d. 2017)
  • Michael McCrum, master (Corpus Christi College Cambridge)
1924 Highlights

About May 23, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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