Sept. 24, 1908: The fine black driving horse belonging to James A. Summers had fallen in his stall, breaking his neck. Summers had recently refused a $250 offer for the horse.
Sept. 24, 1932: The Hamilton Bank was organized.
Sept. 24, 1938: The East Tennessee Teachers opened the 1938 season with a 31-13 win over Union College of Barbourville, Kentucky. Future ETSU Hall of Fame member Charlie Fleming led the way with two touchdowns, including an 86-yard run. It remains the fifth-longest run from scrimmage in ETSU history.
Sept. 24, 2018: Officials confirmed that President Donald Trump would appear at Freedom Hall Civic Center in a rally and fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn on Oct. 1.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Chronicle; Johnson City Press-Chronicle; Johnson City Press.