1924 in Germany
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List of years in Germany
- 4 January - The Emminger Reform is enacted that abolished the jury system and replaced it with a mixed system of judges and lay judges.
- 31 January - Leaders of independent republic of the Rhineland Palatinate attempting to formally secede from Germany fails from lack of support.
- 23 February - Great Britain reduces German reparation recovery duties on German goods to 5% due to Germany's economic troubles.
- 26 February - The trial of Adolf Hitler for the Beer Hall Putsch begins and will last until 1 April.
- 3 March - Germany signs a treaty of friendship with Turkey.
- 26 May - Wilhelm Marx's government resigns after negotiations breakdown for a coalition.
- 6 June - Germany accepts Dawes Plan, a US plan to help solve German debt.
- 16 August - Representatives of the French government agree to leave the Ruhr in the Occupation of the Ruhr during the London Conference of World War I reparations.
- 29 August - The German Reichstag approves the Dawes Plan for the reduction of World War I reparations.
- 30 August - The German Reichsbank begins operating independent of the German government by issuing a new mark after the hyperinflation completely devaluates the old mark.
- 10 October - An international loan is granted to Germany to help the reconstruction of Germany's economy and industry.
- 18 November-30 November - France and Belgium return control of the Ruhr to Germany in the Occupation of the Ruhr.
Dates not known
- Anton Flettner develops the rotor ship using rotating cylinders instead of sails.
- The German firm Leitz develops the Leica camera which is the first to use 35mm film.
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Arts and literature
- Thomas Mann's novel Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain) is published.
- Kurt Hielscher's photographic album Deutschland: Baukunst und Landschaft (Germany: Architecture and Landscapes) is published.
- Forbidden Paradise, starring Pola Negri, Rod La Rocque, and Adolphe Menjou, is released by director Ernst Lubitsch.
- The Last Laugh, starring Emil Jannings, is released by director F.W. Murnau.
- Waxworks, starring William Dieterle, Emil Jannings, Conrad Veidt, and Werner Krauss, is released by director Paul Leni.
- The opera Intermezzo is first performed by Richard Strauss in Dresden, Germany.
- Artist Kurt Schwitters creates the Merz 32 collage.
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- 12 May - Jürgen Dethloff, German engineer (died 2002).
- 11 March - Peter Scholl-Latour, German journalist (died 2014).
- 23 April - Ruth Leuwerik, German film actress (died 2016).
- 3 May - Yehuda Amichai, German-born Israeli poet (died 2000).
- 19 June - Anneliese Rothenberger, German operatic soprano (died 2010).
- 11 December - Heinz Schenk, German actor and television presenter (died 2014).