How many years ago was 1924?

1924 was 100 years ago.

One hundred years have passed between June 15th, 1924, and June 15th, 2024. It was 36,525 days ago.

How long ago was 1924?

To put into perspective how long ago 1924 was:

  • The vast majority of people born in 1924 have passed away.
  • Ten decades have passed since then.
  • Television did not exist at the time. Back then, radio was the medium of choice.
  • The First World War had only ended five years previously.
  • Many families in the United States didn't have electricity yet.
  • The Moon is moving away from Earth at roughly 1.49 inches per year. That means that it has moved away by about 149 inches since 1924.
  • There have been roughly 5,200 weekends since then.
  • Joan Crawford was not a famous name.
  • Alcohol was illegal in the United States due to prohibition.
  • Women were not allowed to vote in the United Kingdom.
  • Ireland had recently gained its independence from the United Kingdom.
  • The Earth has travelled 450 billion miles through space since 1924.
  • People were using rotary phones.
  • Kitchens did not have toasters.
  • Sliced bread wasn't the norm.
  • Due to the expansion of the Atlantic Ocean, the distance between the United States and Europe has grown 3 meters since 1924.
  • Aerosol spray cans didn't exist.
  • Sunglasses weren't a thing yet.
  • Most cars did not have radios.

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