August 24, 1923 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Birthdays in History

  • Arthur Jensen, American psychologist, born in San Diego, California (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

  • Kate Douglas Wiggin, author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66