On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1874

Historical Events

  • Gen J van Swieten conquers Kraton Atjeh, after thousands die
  • Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov" premieres in St Petersburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Schomburg (Arturo Alfonso), Puerto Rico, archivist of African American history and culture
1874 Highlights

About January 24, 1874

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius