October 1, 1924 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 4 mile (19:15.4) & 5 mile (24:06.2)

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

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jimmy Carter, American politician, 39th US President (D) (1977-81), born in Plains, Georgia

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )