On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1920

Historical Events

Baseball 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

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? 101 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra