On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1873

Historical Events

Notable Fireworks

Alexandra Palace opens on Queen Victoria's 54th birthday with a grand celebration including concerts, recitals and fireworks

  • Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit" ("The King Has Spoken") premieres at the OpĂ©ra-Comique in Paris
1873 Highlights

About May 24, 1873

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini