On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1924

Historical Events

  • Rudolf Friml and Herbert Stothart's "Rose Marie" opens to rave reviews in NYC
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills NY: Bill Tilden wins 5th straight US singles title; beats Bill Johnston for 3rd consecutive year 6-1, 9-7, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Arap Moi, Kenyan politician, President of Kenya (1978-2002), born in Kurieng'wo, Kenya (d. 2020)
1924 Highlights

About September 2, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo