On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231" premieres
  • Memel territories given to Lithuania
  • Workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut

Famous Birthdays

  • Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, born off Tristan da Cunha (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Lev Lunts, Russian writer (Outside the Law, City of Truth), dies at 23