On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1940

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Jimmy Foxx hits his 500th career HR
  • Luftwaffe bombs Spitfire factory in Southampton

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara "Bibs" Allbut, American rock vocalist (Angels - My Boyfriend's Back), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Yves Navarre, French writer (Le Jardin d'acclimatation), born in Condom, France (d. 1994)