On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1924

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Walter Johnson selected as the American League MVP

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Davidson Nicol, Sierra Leonean diplomat and author, born in Freetown, Sierra Leone (d. 1994)
  • Jerry Coleman, American MLB 2nd baseman, born in San Jose, California (d. 2014)
  • Jitka Snížková, Czech composer, music educator and musicologist, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1989)
  • John Michael Grimes, British set designer (Philby, Burgess and MacLean) (d. 1994)
1924 Highlights

About September 14, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo