What Happened on November 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • California legalizes professional boxing (illegal since 1914)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Calvin Coolidge is elected to a full term as President of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate John W. Davis

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Nellie Tayloe Ross elected first US female governor (Wyoming)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stanley Baldwin becomes Britain's Prime Minister for a second time after a landslide victory over Ramsay MacDonald's Labour Party

British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald

Famous Birthdays

  • Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriel Urbain Faure, French composer (Requiem), dies at 79
  • Richard Conner, American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient (b. 1843)