On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1924

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPhyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly, right-wing crusader, Eagle Forum president, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2016)

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Eagle Forum President
Phyllis Schlafly
  • Robert Oxton Bolt, English playwright (A Man for All Seasons, Doctor Zhivago), born in Sale, Manchester (d. 1995)
1924 Highlights

About August 15, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo