On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Boston, Massachusetts, opens its airport

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
  • Nina Bocharova, Soviet-Ukrainian gymnast (Olympic gold 1952), born in Suprunivka, Ukraine
  • Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests West Indies & 3 Tests New Zealand), born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (d. 2013)
  • Sheila MacRae, British-born actress (Jackie Gleason Show), born in London, England (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel Estrada Cabrera, 13th President of Guatemala (1898-1920), dies in prison at 66