June 19, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 1500m (3:52.6)

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

Birthdays in History

  • David Scott, British priest, Chaplain to the Queen (d. 1996)
  • Wassil Bykau, Belarusian writer, born in Bytschki, Vitebsk Region (d. 2003)