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)
Born in 1924

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Johnson Showalter, American gospel composer, dies at 66
  • Frank Chance, American Baseball HOF first baseman (World Series 1907, 08; 2 x NL stolen base leader; NL runs leader 1906 Chicago Orphans/Cubs) and manager (Chicago Cubs, NY Yankees, Boston RS), dies at 47
1924 Highlights

About September 15, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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