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 gymnast
  • Sheila MacRae, actress (Jackie Gleason Show), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ)
  • Theresa Merritt, American actress (d. 1998)
  • Walter Fufido, Iwo Jima casualty (WWII), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

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