On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • John Russell Pope, American architect (Jefferson Memorial, National Archives and Records Administration), born in NYC, New York (d. 1937)
  • Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist (d. 1940)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Outlaw Jesse James marries cousin Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James

1874 Highlights

About April 24, 1874

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus