On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1920

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth becomes first to hit 50 home runs in a MLB season with a 1st inning blast off Jose Acosta in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Senators

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Carl FabergĂ©, Russian goldsmith and jeweler (famous for FabergĂ© eggs), dies at 74
1920 Highlights

About September 24, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra