On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1924

Historical Events

  • "Jelly-Roll Blues" is recorded by jazz pioneer pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony "Tony" Britton, British actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup), born in Birmingham, England
  • Peter Heatly, Scottish diver and Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation, born in Leith, Scotland (d. 2015)
1924 Highlights

About June 9, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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