What Happened on October 18, 1924

Historical Events

Sports History

Harold "Red" Grange, finest collegiate football game (4 long TD runs)

  • Notre Dame beats Army 13-7, NY Hearld Tribune dubs them (4 Horsemen)

Famous Birthdays

  • Allyn Ferguson, American orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), and TV theme composer (Barney Miller; Charlie's Angels), born in San Jose, California (d. 2010)
  • Egil Hovland, Norwegian composer, born in RĂ¥de, Norway (d. 2013)
  • Frank Liedel [Leo van Assche], Flemish writer (Kaperbrief)
  • Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
Born in 1924

About October 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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