On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1870

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Memoria of Jackson Kemper, 1st Missionary Bishop in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo, American lawyer and jurist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1938)
  • Jan Christiaan Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa and proponent of Commonwealth & League of Nations, born in Bovenplaats, Cape Colony (d. 1950)