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  • U.S.
    Monday Feb 4, 1924

    Louis Armstrong

    Marriage

    U.S.
    Monday Feb 4, 1924

    On February 4, 1924, he married Lil Hardin Armstrong, King Oliver's pianist, divorced in 1938.




  • New York, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 14, 1924

    IBM

    Renamed

    New York, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 14, 1924

    Watson never liked the clumsy hyphenated name "Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company" and on February 14, 1924, chose to replace it with the more expansive title "International Business Machines".




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 18, 1924

    Anna May Wong

    Wong was cast in a supporting role in The Thief of Bagdad

    U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 18, 1924

    At the age of 19, Wong was cast in a supporting role as a scheming Mongol slave in the 1924 Douglas Fairbanks picture The Thief of Bagdad. Playing a stereotypical "Dragon Lady" role, her brief appearances on-screen caught the attention of audiences and critics alike.




  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 3, 1924

    Marlon Brando

    Birth

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 3, 1924

    Brando was born on April 3, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Marlon Brando, Sr.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Sep 14, 1924

    Anna May Wong

    The Alaskan

    U.S.
    Sunday Sep 14, 1924

    Wong continued to be offered exotic supporting roles that followed the rising "vamp" stereotype in cinema. She played indigenous native girls in two 1924 films. Filmed on location in the Territory of Alaska she portrayed an Eskimo in The Alaskan.




  • Plains, Georgia, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 1, 1924

    Jimmy Carter

    Birth

    Plains, Georgia, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 1, 1924

    James Earl Carter Jr. was born on October 1, 1924, at the Wise Sanitarium (now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center) in Plains, Georgia.




  • U.S.
    Monday Dec 29, 1924

    Anna May Wong

    Wong preformed in Peter Pan

    U.S.
    Monday Dec 29, 1924

    Wong returned to Los Angeles to perform the part of Princess Tiger Lily in Peter Pan. Both films were shot by cinematographer James Wong Howe but Peter Pan was more successful; the hit of the Christmas season.


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