On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1924

Historical Events

  • Unions terminate Twentse textile strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Argentine film director (Monday's Child), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1978)
  • Theo Olof, German-Dutch violinist and concert master, born in Bonn, Germany (d. 2012)
1924 Highlights

About May 5, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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