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, German composer, conductor and musicologist, born in Madlow, Germany (d. 1998)
  • Mary Ford [Iris Colleen Summers], American vocalist (with Les Paul - "How High The Moon"), born in El Monte, California (d. 1977)
1924 Highlights

About July 7, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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