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1924
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Newcastle United
Newcastle United 2 Aston Villa 0
1924
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
Paris
1924
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Ottavio Bottecchia
Italy
1924
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Jean Borotra
1924
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Kitty McKane
1924
   Winter Olympics host was   
Chamonix
1924
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Bill Tilden
d. Bill Johnston 6-1 9-7 6-2
1924
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Helen Wills
1924
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
James Anderson
1924
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Sylvia Lance
1924
   World Series Champions were the   
Washington Senators
Won in 7 games v. New York Giants
1924
   was the year   
The First Labour Government Was Elected in the U.K.
It ran from January 22, 1924 until November 3rd 1924, with Ramsey MacDonald as Prime Minister, following the previous December's election.
Audie Murphy
   was born on   
June 20, 1924
Most decorated WW II hero
1924
   the winner was   
Ruth Malcomson
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1924
   the winner was   
Wladyslaw Reymont
Poland, 1867-1925; "for his great national epic, The Peasants"
1924
   the winner was   
Black Gold
John D. Mooney
1924
   the winner was   
Walter Hagen
At Royal Liverpool Hoylake
1924
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Bennett
Norton- 500cc
1924
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Twemlow
New Imperial- 350 cc
1924
   the winner was   
No One
No competition -- ( Paris Olympics held instead)
1924
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Backwood
Jockey - Bunty Brown, Trainer - Richard Bradfield, Owner - E. Baillieu, et al, Time - 3.26.50
1924
   was the year   
Vladimir Lenin Died
Bolshevic leader, Jan. 21
1924
   was the year   
American Indians Were Given Full Citizenship
Finally
1924
      
Treaty of Rome
Revokes parts of the 1920 Treaty of Rapallo that created the independent Free State of Fiume; Fiume would be annexed to Italy while the town of Sušak would be assigned to Yugoslavia.
Robert N. Cronk
   was born on   
January 1, 1924
Savannah, Georgia. The first American born in 1924
1924
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Nellie Morse
John Merimee on board -- Trainer Albert B. Gordon -- Bud Fisher -- 1:57.20
1924
   winner was   
Mad Play
Earl Sande up, Trianer: Sam Hildreth, Owner: Rancocas Stable -- 2:18.80
1924
   was won by   
William B. Mcinnes
For the painting 'Portrait of Miss Collins'
1924
   was won by   
Kilbarry
Lady Eva Forbes
Queen's University
   won the Grey Cup in   
1924
Queen's University defeated Toronto Balmy Beach 11-2 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 29, 1924
1924
   the winner was the   
Montreal Canadiens
1924
   was the year   
Announcement That Andromeda Was Another Galaxy
By Edwin Hubble; previously believed to have been a nebula within the Milky Way
1924
   was the year   
The First Labour Government Was Elected in the U.K.
It ran from January 22, 1924 until November 3rd 1924, with Ramsey MacDonald as Prime Minister, following the previous December's election.
1924
   was the year   
Vladimir Lenin Died
Bolshevic leader, Jan. 21
Viscount Jellicoe
   was Governor General from   
1920 - 1924
27/09/1920 -12/12/1924 Monarch George V, Prime Minister William Massey. Awarded the GCB, OM, GCVO.
General Sir Charles Ferguson
   was Governor General from   
1924 - 1930
13/12/1924 - 08/02/1930 Monarch George V, Prime Ministers: Francis Bell, Gordon Coates. Awarded the GCMG, KCB, DSO, MVO.
Frederick Charles Lindstrom (1924-36)
   had the nickname   
“Lindy”
Charlie Chaplin
   wrote music for   
The Gold Rush (1924)
Aloysius Harry Simmons (1924-44)
   had the nickname   
“Bucketfoot Al”
Charles Leonard Gehringer (1924-42)
   had the nickname   
“The Mechanical Man”
Charles Herbert Ruffing (1924-47)
   had the nickname   
“Red”
Claude Terrasse
   composed   
Faust En Ménage (1924)
Clifford S. Elfelt
   directed   
Fifty Thousand Dollar Reward (1924)
The Eleventh Commandment (1924)
   starred   
Fay Compton, Stewart Rome and Lillian Hall-Davis
Director: George A. Cooper. Also starred Charles Quartermaine, Jack Hobbs & Dawson Millward
Erich Von Stroheim
   directed   
Greed (1924)
Red Ruffing
   is famous for   
Pitcher, 1924-1947, Mostly With Yankees
273 wins






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