What Happened on September 13, 1924

Historical Events

  • 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Blair, Australian tenor and Aboriginal activist, born in Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve, Queensland, Australia (d. 1976)
  • Maurice Jarre, French Academy and Grammy Award-winning film composer (Lawrence Of Arabia; Doctor Zhivago; Witness; Fatal Attraction), born in Lyon, France (d. 2009)
  • Norman Alden, American character actor (I Never Promised You a Rose Garden), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Scott Brady [Gerald Tierney], American actor (Shotgun Slade, China Syndrome, Gremlins, Johnny Guitar), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
Born in 1924

Famous Deaths

  • P. J. Hannikainen, Finnish composer, dies at 69
1924 Highlights

About September 13, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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