On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1924

Historical Events

  • KPD points out Rote Frontkampferbund against Nazi

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Beal American doo-wop baritone (The Silhouettes - "Get A Job"), born in Demora, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Howard A. Roberts, American choral director (Leslie Uggams Show), born in Burlington, New Jersey (d. 2011)
  • Inge Sørensen, Danish swimmer (youngest known female Olympic Games medalist in an individual event-Olympic 1936 bronze), born in Skovshoved, Gentofte, Denmark (d. 2011)
  • John Cruickshank, French scholar (d. 1995)
1924 Highlights

About July 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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