Historical Events on October 1st, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)
  • Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 4 mile (19:15.4) & 5 mile (24:06.2)

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