On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Haworth, Church of England deaconess and minister, born in Leigh, Lancashire (d. 2007)
  • Gavin Lambert, British-American screenwriter (Inside Daisy Clover), born in East Grinstead, England (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar, dies at 64
1924 Highlights

About July 23, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo