What Happened on October 24, 1877

Historical Events

  • Russo-Turkish War: Russian and Romanian forces encircle Plevna, Ottoman Empire (now Pleven, Bulgaria), choking off supplies

Famous Birthdays

  • Pavel Chesnokov, Russian-Soviet composer, born in Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia (d. 1944)
  • Rika Hopper, Dutch actress (Cesare, The Tars, Anastasia), born in Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands (d. 1964)
Born in 1877
1877 Highlights

About October 24, 1877

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio