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

Jesse James

Outlaw Jesse James marries cousin Zerelda 'Zee' Mimms

1874 Highlights

About April 24, 1874

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus