On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1924

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Queen's University wins 3rd straight Championship; defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3
  • NHL's Montreal Forum opens

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGiacomo Puccini

Giacomo Puccini, Italian opera composer (La bohème; Tosca; Madame Butterfly), dies in Brussels at 65

Opera Composer Giacomo Puccini
Opera Composer
Giacomo Puccini
1924 Highlights

About November 29, 1924

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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