What Happened on November 10, 1924

Historical Events

  • Dion O'Banion, leader of the North Side Gang is assassinated in his flower shop by members of Johnny Torrio's gang, sparking the bloody gang war of the 1920s in Chicago.

Famous Birthdays

  • Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, born in Ashley, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
Born in 1924

Famous Deaths

  • Archibald Geikie, Scottish geologist (Scenery of Scotland), dies at 88
1924 Highlights

About November 10, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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