On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Christian General Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing
  • Nobel prize for physiology or medicine awarded to Dutchman Willem Einthoven "for his discovery of the mechanism of the electrocardiogram"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Casanovas, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1996)
  • Piet Roozenburg, World champ checker player (1948 . . 55)