On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1924

Historical Events

  • Paul Runyan wins PGA golf championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)

Elizabeth Short

Elizabeth Short, American victim in the Black Dahlia case, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1947)

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short
  • Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (Point Blank, Dynasty, Batman), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2005)
  • Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row; Wagon Train; Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
1924 Highlights

About July 29, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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