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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1924: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1924?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1924 Soccer team VSV Tonido forms in Voorburg
  • 02 Feb 1924 International Ski Federation (FIS) founded.
  • 04 Feb 1924 1st Winter Olympic games close at Chamonix France
  • 05 Feb 1924 The Royal Greenwich Observatory begins broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the ''BBC pips''.
  • 07 Feb 1924 Death penalty: The first state execution using gas in the United States takes place in Nevada.
  • 08 Feb 1924 US mobster Gee John is first executed in gas chamber, in Nevada.
  • 09 Feb 1924 Nakhichevan ASSR constituted within Azerbaijan SSR.
  • 10 Feb 1924 Bucky Harris, 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Washington Senators).
  • 12 Feb 1924 President Calvin Coolidge makes 1st presidential radio speech
  • 14 Feb 1924 IBM Corporation founded by Thomas Watson
  • 16 Feb 1924 February 26 ampndash Dock strikes break out in various U.S. harbors.
  • 17 Feb 1924 Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds).
  • 18 Feb 1924 US Minister of Marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal.
  • 22 Feb 1924 1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge)
  • 24 Feb 1924 Johnny Weissmuller swims 100-metre record (57.4 seconds).
  • 25 Feb 1924 Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland High School basketball game (163-3).
  • 26 Feb 1924 Trial against Hitler in Munich begins
  • 28 Feb 1924 US begins intervention in Honduras.

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Music charts

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

  1. - When Lights Are Low
  2. - I'm Sitting Pretty in a Pretty Little City
  3. - Aloha Oe (Farewell to Thee)
  4. - Linger Awhile
  5. - Somebody Stole My Gal

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America