What Happened on August 24, 1890

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24), born in Waikiki, Honolulu County, Hawaii (d. 1968)
  • Franz Philipp, German composer, born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (d. 1972)
  • Jean Rhys [Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams], British writer (Voyage in the Dark), born in Roseau, Dominica (d. 1979)