February 17, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)

Birthdays in History

  • Gevork Vartanian, Iran, Soviet intelligence agent (Operation Long Jump), (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Henry Bacon, American architect (Lincoln Memorial), dies at 57

Architect Henry Bacon
Henry Bacon