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April 17, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures & Louis B Mayer Co merged to form Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)

Birthdays in History

  • Althea Simmons, American human rights activist and chief lobbyist (NAACP), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1990)
  • Patrick Sergeant, British investor and founder (Euromoney Publications)
1924 in History