What Happened on May 24, 1895

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Henry Irving becomes 1st theatrical knight

Famous Birthdays

  • H S T L "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (Australian all-rounder post-WWI)
  • Samuel I Newhouse, US millionaire publisher (Parade, Vogue, Glamour)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh McCulloch, US Treasury Secretary (1884-85, 85-69), dies at 86
  • Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73