On September 24:
622 the Prohet Muhammad completed his hegira from Mecca to Medina.
1725 Irish brewer Arthur Guinness was born.
1896 Novelist F. Scott (Francis Scott Key) Fitzgerald was born.
1905 Lionel Terry killed Joe Kum Yung to draw attention to his crusade to rid New Zealand of Chinese people.
1941 US singer Linda McCartney was born.
1946 Cathay Pacific Airways was founded in Hong Kong.
1948 The Honda motor company was founded.
Sourced from NZ History Online & Wikipedia.