On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1924

Historical Events

  • Leopold and Loeb found guilty of the murder of Robert Franks in Chicago in the "the crime of the century"
  • New York Giants rip Boston Braves, 22-1 at the Polo Grounds; future Baseball HOF infielder Frankie Frisch goes 6-for-6 before grounding out

Famous Birthdays

  • Boyd K. Packer, LDS church apostle, born in Brigham City, Utah (d. 2015)
  • Hans Olof “Putte” Wickman, Swedish jazz clarinetist, born in Falun, Sweden (d. 2006)
  • Ted Kluszewski, American baseball 1st baseman (MLB All Star 1953-56; NL HR & RBI leader 1954; Cincinnati Reds), born in Argo, Illinois (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Lees, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 26 wickets), dies at 48
1924 Highlights

About September 10, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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