Historical Events in June 1924

  • Jun 2 Snyder Act: US citizenship granted to all American Indians
  • Jun 3 Gila Wilderness Area established by US Forest Service
  • Jun 6 28th US Golf Open: Cyril Walker shoots a 297 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
  • Jun 7 56th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Mad Play wins in 2:18.8

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 George Leigh-Mallory disappears 775' from Everest's summit

Mountain Climber George Mallory
Mountain Climber
George Mallory
  • Jun 9 "Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by blues great Jelly Roll Morton
  • Jun 10 1st political convention broadcast on radio-Republicans at Cleveland
  • Jun 11 Bene Brak Palestine founded
  • Jun 11 Koos Vorrink elected President of AJC
  • Jun 13 Bene Berak Palestine founded
  • Jun 13 Gaston Doumergue elected as 1st protestant French premier
  • Jun 13 Yanks win by forfeit over Tigers, their 3rd forfeit win
  • Jun 14 Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe & Maurice Tate v South Africa
  • Jun 14 WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY
  • Jun 15 1st transmission of radio Bloemendaal

CommunicationModel T

Jun 15 Ford Motor Company manufactures its 10 millionth Model T automobile

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 15 J. Edgar Hoover assumed leadership of the FBI

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
  • Jun 15 Native Americans are proclaimed US citizens
  • Jun 16 South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7
  • Jun 18 Pope Pius XI's encyclical Maximam gravissimamque

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Jun 19 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 1500m (3:52.6)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • Jun 21 NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
  • Jun 23 8 month Twenste textile strike ends

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 24 59th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 301 at Hoylake Hoylake

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • Jun 26 After 8 years of occupation, US troops leave Dominican Republic
  • Jun 26 Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway
  • Jun 28 Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
  • Jun 28 Tornado strikes Sandusky Ohio & Lorain Ohio, killing 93
  • Jun 30 England score 2-503 in day's play v South Africa at Lord's