On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1924

Historical Events

Assassination Attempt

Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Charles Paddock captures 100 & 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track & field championships

Famous Birthdays

  • John Melcher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Montana), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, 4th and last child of Franz Joseph I of Austria and Elisabeth of Bavaria, dies at 56
1924 Highlights

About September 6, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo