What Else Was Happening In 1924?
Lenin dies and Josef Stalin becomes the leader
of the Soviet Union.
Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years in prison
for attempting to overthrow the German government.
J. Edgar Hoover is appointed Director of the
Hit songs: "California Here I Come," "On
the Road to Mandalay," "Fascinating Rhythm" and "Lady, Be
The Methodist Church lifts its ban on dancing
and theater going.
Walt Disney creates his first cartoon, "Alice's
Babe Ruth leads the American League on both homeruns
and batting average.
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster and
Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters are published.
Kleenex and the spiral notebook are first marketed.
The EEG is invented.
Calvin Coolidge wins in a landslide over Democrat
John Davis and Progressive Party candidate Robert LaFollette.