What Happened on September 20, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

7th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen wins at French Lick CC, Indiana

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  • Carl Mays is 1st pitcher to win 20 games seasons for 3 different teams
  • Cub's Grover Cleveland Alexander beats NY Giants to win 300th game

Famous Birthdays

  • Gogi Grant, [Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg], singer (The Wayward Wind), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • James Galanos, fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame 1959), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • John Vassall, spy/civil servant