On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnie Risen, Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA All Star 1952-55; NBA C'ship 1951, 57; Rochester Royals, Boston Celtics), born in Williamstown, Kentucky (d. 2012)
  • Robert A. Rushworth, American test pilot (X-15), born in Madison, Maine (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Valery Bryusov, Russian writer and critic (b. 1873)
1924 Highlights

About October 9, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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