October 28, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • French-Russian trade agreement signed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Miner M.de Bruin discovers the infant fossil skull, "Taung child" in a lime quarry in Taung, South Africa. Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart identifies the fossil as a new hominin species, Australopithecus africanus.

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Paleoanthropologist
Raymond Dart