What Happened on November 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • California legalizes professional boxing (illegal since 1914)
  • Nellie Tayloe Ross elected first US female governor (Wyoming)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stanley Baldwin becomes Britain's Prime Minister for a second time after a landslide victory over Ramsay MacDonald's Labour Party

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US President Calvin Coolidge re-elected

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge

Famous Birthdays

  • Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1843)