On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1877

Historical Events

  • English author Anna Sewell sells her manuscript "Black Beauty" to Norwich publisher for £40, the novel is published soon after

Famous Birthdays

  • Alben W Barkley, Graves County Ky, (35th Vice Pres-D-1949-53)
  • Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police (d. 1941)
1877 Highlights

About November 24, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius