On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1924

Historical Events

  • American Robert LeGendre sets then long jump world record at 25' 5½" in Paris, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Dieter Nowka, composer
  • Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist, guitarist and actress (Les Paul, Queen of Outer Space), born in l Monte, California (d. 1977)
1924 Highlights

About July 7, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer