What Happened on October 24, 1903

Historical Events

  • First trotter to run a mile under 2 minutes (Lou Dillon 1:58.1)
  • George Sutton becomes billards champion

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Perriand, French architect and furniture designer (Unité d'habitation), born in Paris, France (d. 1999)

Melvin PurvisMelvin Purvis (1903-1960)

American FBI agent that lead the manhunt for outlaws Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd and John Dillinger, born in Timmonsville, South Carolina

Born in 1903

About October 24, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio