On This Day

Sports Stars Born in September 1924

  • Sep 9 Nino Bibbia, Italian bobsled (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Sep 9 Rik Van Steenbergen, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)
  • Sep 10 Ted Kluszewski, American baseball 1st baseman (MLB All Star 1953-56; NL HR & RBI leader 1954; Cincinnati Reds), born in Argo, Illinois (d. 1988)

Tom Landry

Sep 11 Tom Landry, American NFL player (NY Giants) and coach (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mission, Texas (d. 2000)

  • Sep 14 Jerry Coleman, American MLB 2nd baseman, born in San Jose, California (d. 2014)
  • Sep 22 Norvel Lee, American boxer (Olympic gold 1952), born in Eagle Rock, Virginia (d. 1992)
  • Sep 24 Sammy Guillen, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests West Indies & 3 Tests New Zealand), born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (d. 2013)
  • Sep 24 Nina Bocharova, Soviet-Ukrainian gymnast (Olympic gold balance beam, team 1952), born in Suprunivka, Ukraine (d. 2020)

About September 1924

How Old? 97 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)