On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1924

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Philadelphia, PA: Bill Johnston & Bill Tilden clinch US 5th straight title beating Australians Pat O'Hara Wood & Gerald Patterson 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 for 3-0 lead; ends 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Curtis Nielson, American politician (Rep-R-UT, 1983-91), born in Richfield, Utah
  • Jean Le Poulain, French actor (Divine), born in Marseille, France (d. 1988)
1924 Highlights

About September 12, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo