Historical Events in November 1924

  • Nov 1 1st US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded
  • Nov 1 Forest Peters of Montana State U hits 17 of 22 attempted field goals
  • Nov 2 Sunday Express publishes first British crossword puzzle
  • Nov 4 British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald resigns
  • Nov 4 California legalizes professional boxing (illegal since 1914)
  • Nov 4 Nellie Tayloe Ross elected first US female governor (Wyoming)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 4 US President Calvin Coolidge re-elected

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Nov 6 Stanley Baldwin becomes PM of UK
  • Nov 8 Austria chancellor Ignaz Seipel, resigns after assassination attempt
  • Nov 8 Fortune Theatre opens in London
  • Nov 9 Miriam (Ma) Ferguson becomes 1st elected woman governor (of Texas)
  • Nov 10 Dion O'Banion, leader of the North Side Gang is assassinated in his flower shop by members of Johnny Torrio's gang, sparking the bloody gang war of the 1920s in Chicago.
  • Nov 11 Martin Beck Theater opens at 302 W 45th St NYC
  • Nov 11 Palace of Legion of Honor dedicated (SF)
  • Nov 12 Yeshivah Slobodka opens a branch in Chevron
  • Nov 15 Dutch Christian Radio Society (NCRV) forms
  • Nov 16 Cleveland Bulldogs lose to Frankford Yellowjackets, ends 31-game undefeated streak (NFL & major-league football record)
  • Nov 21 British premier Baldwin cancels Labour contract with USSR
  • Nov 22 Britain orders Egyptians out of Sudan
  • Nov 24 1st Dutch airplane (Fokker's F-7) reaches Batavia (Java)
  • Nov 24 General Feng Yu-Hsiang, a warlord from the north of China, turns on his allies and seizes Peking
  • Nov 26 Mongolian People's Republic proclaimed
  • Nov 27 57,000 watch a High School football game (LA & Polytechnic tie 7-7)
  • Nov 27 In New York City, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held.
  • Nov 28 Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves Dutch 2nd Chamber
  • Nov 29 12th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3
  • Nov 29 NHL's Montreal Forum opens
  • Nov 30 1st photo facsimile transmitted across Atlantic by radio (London-NYC)
  • Nov 30 Last French/Belgian troops leave Ruhrgebied
  • Nov 30 French/Belgium troops completely withdrawn from the Rurh