On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1924

Historical Events

  • Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe & Maurice Tate v South Africa
  • WOKO-AM radio begins transmitting from Albany NY

Famous Birthdays

  • James Black, Scottish pharmacologist, developer of treatments for heart disease (propranolol) and stomach ulcers (cimetidine) (Nobel Prize for Medicine, 1988), born in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 2010)
  • Vladimir Solouchin, Russian writer, born in Alepino (d. 1997)
1924 Highlights

About June 14, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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