On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1909

Historical Events

  • Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronnie Grieveson, South African cricket wicket-keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1998)
1909 Highlights

About August 24, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo