On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Prater, English screenprinter, born in London (d. 1996)

Person of interestGil Hodges

Gil Hodges, American baseball 1st baseman (8 x MLB All Star; Brooklyn / LA Dodgers; NY Mets; World Series 1955, 59, 69; Gold Glove Award 1957–59) and manager (Washington Senators, NY Mets), born in Princeton, Indiana (d. 1972)

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges

1924 Highlights

About April 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries