On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st ptarmigan hatched and reared in captivity, Ithaca, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Holiday, American singer (How Can I Forget), born in Sallis, Mississippi (d. 1987)
  • Sante Kimes, American convicted con artist and murderess
  • Thomas Ambler, CEO (Texaco)
  • Willie Davis, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Green Bay)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician, dies at 54