On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1924

Historical Events

  • Austria chancellor Ignaz Seipel, resigns after assassination attempt
  • Fortune Theatre opens in London

Famous Birthdays

  • John Burgess, English rugby coach and administrator (England coach 1971-75; RFU President 1987-88), born in Salford, England (d. 1997)
  • Joseph "Joe" Flynn, American character actor (McHale's Navy, Batman), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Sergei Lyapunov, Russian pianist and composer (Lezghinka), dies at 64
1924 Highlights

About November 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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