On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1924

Historical Events

  • "Dixie to Broadway" opens at Broadhurst Theater
  • Labour party loses British parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Zbigniew Herbert, Polish poet and writer, born in Lwów, Poland (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Hodgson Burnett, British born American playwright and children's author ("Little Lord Fauntleroy"), dies at 74
1924 Highlights

About October 29, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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