On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1924

Famous Birthdays

George Mikan

George Mikan, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA All Star 1951-54; NBL MVP 1948; Minneapolis Lakers), born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2005)

  • Liesbeth den Uyl-van Vessem, Dutch feminist and wife of Prime Minister Joop den Uyl, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1990)
1924 Highlights

About June 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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