On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Wanderers beat Oxford University, 2–1 (a.e.t.); Wanderers' 4th title
  • University boat race between Oxford & Cambridge ends in a dead heat

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Bagehot, English economist/critic/banker, dies at 51