On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Denny Wright, British jazz guitarist, born in Bromley, Kent, England (d. 1992)
  • Mimi Benzell, American operatic soprano (Gilda-Rigoletto), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47
1924 Highlights

About May 6, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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