On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1881

Historical Events


USAStatue of Liberty

Levi P Morton, US ambassador to France drives first rivet in Statue of Liberty

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The Statue of Liberty, New York
The Statue of Liberty, New York
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Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Basilius Barth, Swiss painter and lithographer, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1955)
1881 Highlights

About October 24, 1881

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 139 years
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio