October 1924 calendar

October 1924

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1924?


  • 01 Oct 1924 Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)
  • 02 Oct 1924 The Geneva Protocol is adopted as a means to strengthen the League of Nations.
  • 03 Oct 1924 King Hussein of Hedzjaz abdicts throne
  • 04 Oct 1924 New York Giants become first team to appear in four consecutive World Series (World Series #21).
  • 05 Oct 1924 1st Little Orphan Annie-strip appears in NYC Daily News
  • 07 Oct 1924 Greek government of Dikalekopoulis forms.
  • 08 Oct 1924 British Labour government of MacDonald falls to Communists
  • 10 Oct 1924 Ibn Saud of Nedzhed captures Mecca
  • 12 Oct 1924 Sokolnicheskaya Radio begins broadcasting from Moscow.
  • 13 Oct 1924 Wahhabietes under Ibn Saudi take Mecca
  • 15 Oct 1924 President Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument
  • 18 Oct 1924 Notre Dame beats Army 13-7 in football; New York Herald Tribune newspaper dubs them the Four Horsemen.
  • 19 Oct 1924 Abdul Aziz declares himself protector of holy places in Mecca.
  • 20 Oct 1924 1st Negro League World Series: Kansas City Monarchs shuts out Hilldales, 5-0
  • 22 Oct 1924 Toastmasters International is founded.
  • 24 Oct 1924 Christian General Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing
  • 25 Oct 1924 Little Orphan Annie comic strip 1st published
  • 27 Oct 1924 Uzbek SSR forms
  • 28 Oct 1924 French-Russian trade agreement signed
  • 29 Oct 1924 Dixie to Broadway, opens at Broadhurst Theater
  • 31 Oct 1924 World Savings Day is announced in Milan, Italy by the Members of the Association at the 1st International Savings Bank Congress (World Society of Savings Banks).

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Music charts

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

  1. - Whistling the Blues Away
  2. - There'll Be Some Changes Made
  3. - Bringin' Home the Bacon
  4. - Hard-Hearted Hannah
  5. - I Wonder What's Become of Sally


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Secrets of the Night

Secrets of the Night

Release year: 1924

Directed by: Herbert Blaché

Starring: James Kirkwood, Madge Bellamy, Zasu Pitts, Rosemary Theby



Release year: 1924

Directed by: Leo Birinsky, Paul Leni

Starring: Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss, William Dieterle

Country: United States of America