What Happened on December 13, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • KOA-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Doby, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (1st African-American in AL, Cleveland Indians), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestSamuel Gompers

Samuel Gompers, organizer (American Federation of Labor), dies at 74

Founder of the American Federation of Labor Samuel Gompers
Founder of the American Federation of Labor
Samuel Gompers