On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1924

Historical Events

  • 1st photo facsimile transmitted across Atlantic by radio (London-NYC)
  • French and Belgium troops withdrawn from their occupation of the Rurh
  • National Football League Championship: Cleveland Bulldogs (7-1-1) [formerly Canton] win first past the post title

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Sherman, American parody singer and songwriter (Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1973)
  • Klaus Huber, Swiss composer, born in Bern

Person of interestShirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm, 1st African American Congresswoman (Rep-D-NY) and presidential candidate, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)

1st Black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
1st Black Congresswoman
Shirley Chisholm

1924 Highlights

About November 30, 1924

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius