On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Short, Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)
  • Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/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? 96 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo