On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Sergey Yablonsky, Soviet and Russian mathematician and one of the founders of the Soviet school of mathematical cybernetics and discrete mathematics (d. 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Wallace "Wally" Cox, American comedian and actor (Mister, Underdog, Peepers, Hollywood Squares), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863)
1924 Highlights

About December 6, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius