On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnie Risen, Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA All Star), 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? 96 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra