On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1924

Historical Events

  • Sunday Express publishes first British crossword puzzle

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bauer, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame player and builder (priest, school coach; National Team manager), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 1988)
  • Rudy Van Gelder, American recording engineer (Miles Davis, John Coltrane), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
1924 Highlights

About November 2, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio