On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1878

Historical Events

  • CA Parker (Harvard) wins 1st American bike race at Beacon Park in Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Lillian Moller Gilbreth, American psychologist and industrial engineer (CIOS Gold Medal-1954), born in Oakland, California (d. 1972)
1878 Highlights

About May 24, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini