On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1924

Historical Events

  • Denmark takes Greenland as Norway ends claim
  • Railroad worker strike ends in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobo Brazil [Houston Harris], American professional wrestler, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1998)
  • Johnny Bach, American basketball player and coach, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73
1924 Highlights

About July 10, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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