On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1884

Historical Events

  • Dixey, Rice & Gill's musical "Adonis" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist (Tour de France 1911), born in Vabre-Tizac, France (d. 1963)
  • Hugo Schmeisser, German inventor and weapons designer, born in Jena, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, German Empire (d. 1953)
1884 Highlights

About September 24, 1884

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 137 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra