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 F.B.I.
Hit songs: "California Here I Come," "On the Road to Mandalay," "Fascinating Rhythm" and "Lady, Be Good."
The Methodist Church lifts its ban on dancing and theater going.
Walt Disney creates his first cartoon, "Alice's Wonderland".
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.