What Happened on July 29, 1924

Historical Events

  • Paul Runyan wins PGA golf championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Weinstock, English industrialist (GEC managing director), born in London, England (d. 2002)

Elizabeth ShortElizabeth Short (1924-1947)

American victim in the Black Dahlia case, born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • 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)
Born in 1924
1924 Highlights

About July 29, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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