What Happened on October 1, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)
  • Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 4 mile (19:15.4) & 5 mile (24:06.2)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, American politician, 39th US President (D) (1977-81), born in Plains, Georgia

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )