On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1884

Famous Weddings

Frederick Douglass

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass marries his second wife suffragist Helen Pitts

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Christian Gebauer, Danish composer, dies at 75
1884 Highlights

About January 24, 1884

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius