September 1924 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 Kenchoji Rinzai temple in Kamakur Japan, heavily damaged by earthquake
  • Sep 2 Rudolf Friml's "Rose Marie" opens to rave reviews in NYC
  • Sep 3 Civil war breaks out in China (Gen Tsi moves to Shanghai)
  • Sep 3 L Stallings & M Anderson's "What Price Glory?" premieres in NYC

MurderAssassination Attempt

Sep 6 Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Sep 6 Charles Paddock captures 100 & 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track & field championships
  • Sep 8 Alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador
  • Sep 9 Hanapepe Massacre occurs on Kauai, Hawaii.
  • Sep 10 Leopold & Loeb found guilty of murder
  • Sep 16 Cardinal Jim Bottomley bats in 12 RBIs in 1 game
  • Sep 17 Italy signs treaty of Rapallo
  • Sep 18 Government routes 7 Provinces to Peking
  • Sep 24 Boston, Massachusetts, opens its airport
  • Sep 25 Malcolm Campbell sets world auto speed record at 146.16 MPH
  • Sep 27 Giants clinch their 4th straight pennant, beating Phils 5-1
  • Sep 28 2 US Army planes end around-world flight, Seattle to Seattle, 57 stops
  • Sep 28 French government names Gen Serrail governor-general of Syria
  • Sep 28 Gen Plutarco Calles elected president of Mexico
  • Sep 29 Santo Domingo joins League of Nations
  • Sep 29 Senators clinch pennant, finishing 2 games in front of Yankees
  • Sep 30 Allies stop checking on German navy

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 2 Daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya
  • Sep 4 Joan Aiken, Romania, writer of children's songs
  • Sep 6 John Melcher, (Sen-D-MO)
  • Sep 7 Charles Braswell, McKinney TX, entertainer
  • Sep 7 Daniel K. Inouye, politician (US Senator, 1963-2012), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2012)
  • Sep 8 Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- )
  • Sep 8 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
  • Sep 8 Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician
  • Sep 10 Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, born in Brigham City, Utah (d. 2015)
  • Sep 11 Daniel Kahikina Akaka, (Rep-D-HI, 1977- /Sen-D Hawaii)
  • Sep 11 Rudolf Vrba, Jewish Canadian professor, Holocaust survivor (d. 2006)
  • Sep 12 Howard Curtis Nielson, (Rep-R-UT, 1983- )
  • Sep 14 John Michael Grimes, set Designer
  • Sep 14 Abioseh Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author (d. 1994)
  • Sep 15 Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)
  • Sep 16 Paddy Stone, Winnipeg Manitoba, choreographer (Piccadilly Palace)
  • Sep 20 James Galanos, fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame 1959), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Sep 20 John Vassall, spy/civil servant
  • Sep 22 Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician
  • Sep 22 Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
  • Sep 22 Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist
  • Sep 24 Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
  • Sep 24 Walter Fufido, Iwo Jima casualty (WW II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 27 Bernard Waber, American author, (d. 2013)
  • Sep 27 Josef Skvorecky, Czechoslovakia, writer and publisher (End of the Nylon Age, The Cowards) (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Antonio Jacinto, Portuguese West Africa, Angolan poet
  • Sep 29 David Atkinson, British air marshal

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 30 Truman Capote, American author (In Cold Blood), born in New Orleans, Louisiana


Deaths in History

  • Sep 18 Francis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism), dies