On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1882

Historical Events

  • National League expels umpire Richard Higham from baseball for dishonesty after his links with gambling on games are confirmed

Famous Birthdays

  • Athanase David, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1953)
  • Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60
1882 Highlights

About June 24, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer