On This Day: September 24th
This is 268th day of the year and 98 days remain in the year.
The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.
The Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched.
The trial of the "Chicago Eight," radical antiwar and counterculture activists accused of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic convention, began.
Children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, died at age 87.
September 24 BirthdaysJohn Marshall1755–1835, American jurist, 4th Chief Justice of the United States (1801–1835), born in Virginia.
Mark Hannacapitalist and politician
F. Scott Fitzgeraldwriter
Paul and Morgan Hammgymnasts