On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1924

Historical Events

  • 1st photo sent experimentally across Atlantic by radio, US-England

Famous Birthdays

  • Louie Bellson, American jazz drummer and orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show), born in Rock Falls, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Robert Michael White, American test pilot (X-15), born in NYC, New York (d. 2010)
1924 Highlights

About July 6, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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