What Happened on December 29, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Dub Jones, American NFL halfback (Pro Bowl 1951, 52; All Pro 1951) and coach (Cleveland Browns), born in Arcadia, Louisiana
  • Tuomas Haapanen, Finnish violinist, conductor, and teacher, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Warren Amling, American College Football Hall of Fame guard (Ohio State), born in Pana, Illinois (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)
1924 Highlights

About December 29, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 97 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn