On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1924

Historical Events

Historic Event

British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald falls to Conservatives

Famous Birthdays

  • Alphons Egli, Swiss politcian and member of the Swiss Federal Council, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 2016)
  • Arkady Vorobyev, Russian middle heavyweight (Olympic gold 1956, 60), born in Tetyushi, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia (d. 2012)
1924 Highlights

About October 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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