On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Short, American cabaret singer and pianist (Carlisle Hotel), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • Lucebert, Dutch poet, painter and cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Johnson Showalter, American gospel composer, dies at 66
  • Frank Chance, American baseball player, manager and "Tinkers to Evers to Chance", dies at 47
1924 Highlights

About September 15, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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