1924

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Vladimir Lenin Dies and Joseph Stalin takes over immediately

January 21, 1924

New Winter Version of the Olympics Added

January 25, 1924

Took place in Chamonix, France.

Rhapsody in Blue Composed and Performed

February 12, 1924

Greece Becomes a Republic

March 24, 1924

Immigration Act of 1924

May 26, 1924

Reduced the admissible number of immigrants from outside the Western Hemisphere annually to 165,000

Indian Citizenship Act is Approved by Congress

June 2, 1924

Los Angeles Plague Outbreak

October 1, 1924 - 1925

First Two Women Elected As Governors

November 4, 1924

Nellie Ross was elected Governor of Wyoming and Miriam Ferguson was elected Governor of Texas. Both women were elected to office on the same day but Ross was inaugurated on January 5, 1925 and Ferguson was inaugurated on January 20, 1925.

US Presidential Election

November 4, 1924

Calvin Coolidge (Republican); John William Davis (Democrat); Robert Marion LaFollette (Progressive)

First Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 5, 1924