On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1924

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Bulldogs (formerly Canton) lose to Frankford Yellowjackets, ends 31-game undefeated streak (NFL & major-league football record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joep de Boer, Dutch naval officer and politician (CDA), born in Venlo, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • Mel Patton, American sprinter & Olympic champion, born in Los Angeles, California, (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, Russian composer, dies at 78
  • Edward Everett Rice, composer, dies at 75
1924 Highlights

About November 16, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 96 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio