The temperature on May 8, 1924 was between 4.5 °C and 12.4 °C and averaged 7.9 °C. There was 3.5 mm of rain. There was 9.1 hours of sunshine (60%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest. Source: KNMI
January 25 » The 1924 Winter Olympics opens in Chamonix, in the French Alps, inaugurating the Winter Olympic Games.
February 12 » George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue received its premiere in a concert titled "An Experiment in Modern Music", in Aeolian Hall, New York, by Paul Whiteman and his band, with Gershwin playing the piano.
March 25 » On the anniversary of Greek Independence, Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the Second Hellenic Republic.
April 1 » Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years imprisonment for his participation in the "Beer Hall Putsch" but spends only nine months in jail.
November 23 » Edwin Hubble's discovery, that the Andromeda "nebula" is actually another island galaxy far outside of our own Milky Way, is first published in The New York Times.
November 27 » In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
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