What Happened on August 1, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn pitcher Dazzy Vance strikes out a MLB record 7 consecutive batters as the Robins beat Cubs, 4-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
  • Georges Charpak, Polish-French Physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel Prize for Physics in 1992), born in Paris, France
  • Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (Frankie Darro, The Cisco), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)