What happened this day in history February 5, 1924

What are the important events that happened on February 5, 1924? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 5, 1924: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 5, 1924 is the 36th day of the year 1924 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 330 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 23, 1924 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘triacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $8,784.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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February 5, 1924 Historical Events

  • 1924
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rat in Chinese astrology.
  • 1924
    The Royal Greenwich Observatory begins broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the “BBC pips”.

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