On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1924

Historical Events

  • Boston, Massachusetts, opens its airport

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge (d. 2005)
  • Nina Bocharova, Soviet-Ukrainian gymnast (Olympic gold balance beam, team 1952), born in Suprunivka, Ukraine (d. 2020)
  • 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
1924 Highlights

About September 24, 1924

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra