Looking back through the years, 1924 seemed to be among those years that had no significant earth-shattering occasions. A lot nevertheless went on in that year of 1924, but its not easy to select the major or big events as with other years, so here are 12 arbitrary happenings from 1924, one from every month. In January we had the first ever Winter Olympic games, the 1924 Winter Olympics opened on the 12th in Chamonix, within the French Alps. On February 22nd the US president, Calvin Coolidge become the first President to produce a radio broadcast in the White House. On March 3rd, the 407-year-old Islamic caliphate is canceled when Caliph Abdülmecid II of the Ottoman Caliphate is tossed out. The final remnant of that old government gives way to the changing govt in Turkey of President Kemal Atatürk. On the 1st of April, Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years in jail in Germany pertaining to his contribution in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch for which he ends up serving under nine months. At May 11th the Mercedes-Benz car production business is formed from the joining of companies belonging to their founders, Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz. On June 2, 1920 the USA President, Calvin Coolidge signs into legislation, the Indian Citizenship Act that finally grants citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States. Earlier, the 14th Amendment to the United States Of America Constitution described a citizen as any individuals born in the USA and be subject to its laws and authority, the amendment had beforehand been translated with the legal courts to not apply to Indigenous individuals. On July 10th at the 1924 Paris Olympics the Finnish athlete, Paavo Nurmi won both the 1,500 and 5000m competitions within 2 hours of one another. During his career, Nurmi established twenty two official world records at distances in between 1,500 m and 20 kilometres.
On August 28, 1924, in Georgia there was an rebellion in which Georgia revolts in opposition to rule by the Soviet Union in an abortive revolt. It had been directed at restoring the freedom of Georgia from the Soviet Union. In the revolt, several thousand perish after being supressed with the Red Army. In Belgium on September 9, the 8-hour work day is announced. On October 12-15, 1924 the airship, Zeppelin LZ-126 makes a transatlantic delivery journey coming from Friedrichshafen, in Germany, to Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA. This Zeppelin was primarily employed for experimental work, particularly in the development of the American parasite fighter plan and was decommissioned in 1932. In November 1924, the final known sighting of a California grizzly bear is documented, by Colonel John R. White at Sequoia National Park. This bear ended up being particularly adored because of its splendor, size, and strength and it became a icon of the state of California with the state sometimes known as being the “Bear State” for that reason. Finally on December 30 1924, the US astronomer Edwin Hubble announces that Andromeda, previously thought to just be a nebula, can be another galaxy. He also announced the Milky Way which we have been a component of is only one of the many such galaxies in the universe. He has a crucial role in setting up the concept of extragalactic astronomy and also consequently the Hubble telescope ended up being named in his honour.