On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1924

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Washington Senators edge NY Giants, 4-3 in 12 innings in Game 7 at Griffith Stadium to take series, 4-3; Sens' first World Series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Wood, American filmmaker and director (Plan 9 from Outer Space), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 1978)
  • James Clavell, British-American author (The Asian Saga), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1994)
  • Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), born in Paris, France (d. 2004)
1924 Highlights

About October 10, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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