March 24, 1905 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • A group of Cretans dedicated to Crete's union with Greece led by Eleutherios Venizelos, meet at the village of Therisso and proclaim a union in defiance of the Great Powers

Birthdays in History

  • Andre Christiaens, Flemish writer (Unfindable Country)
  • Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer and diplomat (d. 2007)

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jules Verne, French writer "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77

Novelist Jules Verne
Jules Verne