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

But much more happened on January 1924: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1924?


Events

  • 03 Jan 1924 British egyptologist Howard Carter finds sarcophagus of Tutankhamun
  • 10 Jan 1924 The British submarine ''L-24'' sinks in the English Channel 43 are killed.
  • 12 Jan 1924 History of Science Society organized at Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 13 Jan 1924 Nationalist Wafd-party wins Egyptian parliament elections.
  • 14 Jan 1924 Allies direct Fiume (Rijeka) in Italy.
  • 16 Jan 1924 Eleftherios Venizelos becomes Prime Minister of Greece for the fourth time.
  • 22 Jan 1924 KGO-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • 23 Jan 1924 Ramsey MacDonald forms first Labour government in Britain.
  • 24 Jan 1924 Russian city of Saint Petersburg is renamed Leningrad.
  • 25 Jan 1924 1st Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France
  • 26 Jan 1924 Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes first Winter Olympics gold medal.
  • 27 Jan 1924 Lenin placed in Mausoleum in Red Square
  • 29 Jan 1924 Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses
  2. - Charleston
  3. - In a Covered Wagon with You
  4. - Old-Fashioned Love
  5. - I Love You

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Whiplash

Whiplash

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

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

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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

Country: United States of America

Mary and Max

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States of America