On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1924

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

"La Révolution surréaliste" publishes its first issue in Paris, edited by André Breton

Writer and Surrealist André Breton
Writer and Surrealist
André Breton

Music releaseMusic Premiere

George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good" premieres in NYC

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
  • Plutarco Elías Calles becomes President of Mexico
  • The Boston Bruins beat fellow expansion Montreal Maroons, 2-1 at Boston Arena; first NHL game to be played in the United States
1924 Highlights

About December 1, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius