On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1884

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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? 136 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius