What Happened on June 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

59th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Hoylake Hoylake

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)
  • Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)
  • Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Author Henry Miller
Henry Miller