On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1924

Historical Events

  • King Hussein of Hedzjaz abdicts throne

Famous Birthdays

  • Arkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter (Olympic gold Middle-heavyweight 1956, 60), born in Mordovo, Tambov Oblast, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Franco Cristaldi, Italian film producer (Amarcord) and Claudia Cardinale's husband, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Harvey Kurtzman, American cartoonist and founding editor of Mad magazine, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
1924 Highlights

About October 3, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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