On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1873

Historical Events


FireworksNotable Fireworks

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

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
  • Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit" premieres in Paris
1873 Highlights

About May 24, 1873

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini