On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1874

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHonus Wagner

Honus Wagner, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (8-time NL batting champion), born in Chartiers Borough, Pennsylvania (d. 1955)

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Famous Deaths

  • Anselmo ClavĂ©, Spanish politician and composer, dies at 49
1874 Highlights

About February 24, 1874

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces