What Happened on August 31, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Klaus Hashagen, composer