What Happened on September 13, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Blair, Australian tenor, Aboriginal activist (d. 1976)
  • Maurice Jarre, Lyons France, composer (Doctor Zhivago-Acad Award 1966)
  • Norman Alden, actor (Pilaski-Hennesey, Al-Fay), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Scott Brady, American actor (China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Pekka Hannikainen, composer, dies at 69