On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1924

Historical Events

  • German Republic election: fascists & communists win
  • VIII Summer Olympic Games open at Olympic Stadium of Colombes, Paris, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Tatiana Nikolayeva, Russian pianist and composer, born in Bezhitsa, Russia (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Nesbit, British children books author (The Story of the Treasure Seekers, Five Children and It), dies at 65
1924 Highlights

About May 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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