What Happened on September 24, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Newley, British actor and singer-songwriter (Doctor Dolittle; Goldfinger theme; Willy Wonka score), born in London, England (d. 1999)
  • Brian Glanville, English journalist and football writer, born in Hendon, London
  • Cardiss Collins, American politician (first African-American woman to represent the Midwest in Congress), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2013)