On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1924

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mecca falls without struggle to Saudi forces led by Abdulaziz Ibn Saud

Founder of Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud
Founder of Saudi Arabia
Ibn Saud

Famous Birthdays

  • Terry Gibbs [Julius Gubenko], American jazz vibraphonist and band leader (The Dream Band; Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in Brooklyn, New York
1924 Highlights

About October 13, 1924

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

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