On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)
  • Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)
  • Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)

Famous Weddings

Henry Miller

American writer Henry Miller (31) marries 2nd wife June Smerth (21) in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Famous Deaths

  • Willie Fernie, Scottish golfer (British Open 1883), dies at 69
1924 Highlights

About June 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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