What Happened on August 2, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Carroll O'Connor, American actor (All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)

Person of interestJames Baldwin

James Baldwin, American author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1987)

  • Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger (d. 2005)