What Happened on April 24, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st reporter, William Price (Washington Star), assigned to White House

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)
  • Gyorgy Kosa, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1984)
  • Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (d. 1955)