On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Benoit Mandelbrot, Polish-French-American mathematician (proved Zipf's law), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2010)
  • Serge Golovine, French ballet choreographer (Death of Narcissus), born in Monte-Carlo, Monaco (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Ebenezer Cobb Morley, English sportsman (drafted first FA rules), dies at 93
1924 Highlights

About November 20, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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