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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1924.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1924: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1924?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1924 Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game
  • 03 Aug 1924 Cyclist Piet Moeskops regains world sprint championist
  • 04 Aug 1924 Diplomatic relations between Mexico and the Soviet Union are established.
  • 05 Aug 1924 Comic strip Little Orphan Annie, by Harold Gray, debuts
  • 08 Aug 1924 British-Russian trade agreement signed
  • 11 Aug 1924 1st newsreel pictures of presidential candidates were taken
  • 16 Aug 1924 38th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (61 63)
  • 17 Aug 1924 French-German trade agreement signed
  • 18 Aug 1924 France begins retracting troops out of Ruhrgebied
  • 25 Aug 1924 International maritime treaty drawn
  • 28 Aug 1924 The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
  • 29 Aug 1924 German Republic day accepts Dawes plan
  • 31 Aug 1924 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2)

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1924?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Memory Lane
  2. - Concert No. 2 in C Minor, Parts 1 & 2
  3. - Lazy
  4. - What'll I Do?
  5. - What'll I Do?

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America