On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1924

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald falls to Conservatives

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald

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? 96 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra