- 1924 in sports
Kansas City Monarchs(NNL) defeats Hilldale (ECL) 5 games to 4 with 1 tie in the first official Negro League World Series.
Nip Winterswins a record 27 games for Hilldale in the ECL regular season.
Cleveland Bulldogswin National Football Leaguetitle Football( Australian rules football)
Victorian Football League
** Essendon wins the 28th VFL Premiership (under the finals system used, no grand final was played)
Brownlow Medalawarded for the first time, to Edward Greeves(Geelong). Football (soccer)
International Hockey Federation(FIH) is founded on January 7in Parisby seven member states: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Hungary, Spain, and Switzerland.
Montreal Canadienswin their 2nd Stanley Cup, defeating the Calgary Tigers2 games to 0. Horse Racing
May 17- Black Goldwins the Kentucky Derby Multi-sport events
1924 Summer Olympicstakes place in Paris, France
United Stateswins the most medals (99), and the most gold medals (45).
1924 Winter Olympics, the first Winter Olympics, takes place in Chamonix, France
Norwaywins the most medals (17), and both Norwayand Finlandwin the most gold medals (4).
July 18— Inge Sørensen, Danish female swimmer
September 5— Nick Carter, New Zealand cyclist (d. 2003)
September 22— Norvel Lee, American boxer (d. 1992)
September 27— Magnar Estenstad, Norwegian cross country skier (d. 2004)
September 29— Esther Brand, South African athlete
October 10— Balbir Singh Sr., Indian field hockey player
October 11— Mal Whitfield, American athlete
March 8— Ernestus Greven(38), Dutch athlete (b. 1885)
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