30 Jan 2024

What 1924 thought 2024 would look like

From Nights, 10:17 pm on 30 January 2024

The year is 1924, and the present day is still a century away.

So what kind of predictions were people making then about the way we would be living our lives?

They were a mixed bag. Some were very close, others a bit off the mark, while there are some predictions that still seem centuries away.

Researcher Paul Fairie, based in Calgary, Canada, has collated both the good and bad 2024 predictions from the year 1924 and joins Emile Donovan.