On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1924

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Allyn Ferguson, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in San Jose, California
  • 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
1924 Highlights

About October 18, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra