1869 – Black Friday: Gold prices plummeted on the 24th September 1869, after Ulysses S. Grant ordered the Treasury to sell large quantities of gold, after Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted to control the market.
1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded on the 24th September 1948.
1959 – Theo Paphitis the Cypriot-English businessman was born on the 24th September 1959.
1985 ~ Growing Pains the American television sitcom on the 24th September 1985, to the 25th April 1992.
2007 ~ The Big Bang Theory the American sitcom premiered on the 24th September 2007. The Big Bang Theory official website: www.cbs.com/shows/Big_Bang_Theory | Facebook verified page: https://www.facebook.com/TheBigBangTheory | Twitter verified account: www.twitter.com/BigBang_cbs | Google Plus Big Bang Theory | YouTube video: The Big Bang Theory Intro Full Version…
2012 ~ JOBE WATSON the AFL footballer, and current captain of the Essendon Football Club, won the 2012 Brownlow Medal on the 24th day of September in 2012. Jobe Watson polled 30 votes, becoming the 6th Essendon player to win the Brownlow Medal award. Jobe is the son of former Essendon player Tim Watson.
Today in History for September 24th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…