What Happened on September 8, 1924

Historical Events

  • Alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador

Famous Birthdays

  • Gracie Cole, British jazz trumpeter (Ivy Benson's All-Girl Band), and bandleader, born in Rowlands Gill, Durham, England (d. 2006)
  • Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec lawyer and politician, born in Palmer, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Mimi Parent, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2005)
  • Wendell Ford, American politician (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974-1999), Governor of Kentucky (1971-74), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 2015)
1924 Highlights

About September 8, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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