On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Lytell, American actor (One Man's Family), born in NYC, New York (d. 1954)

Chester Nimitz

Chester Nimitz, American admiral who commanded the US Pacific fleet in World War II, born in Fredericksburg, Texas (d. 1966)

US Admiral Chester Nimitz
US Admiral
Chester Nimitz
  • Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israeli Knesset (1949-59)
  • Juliusz Kaden-Bandrowski, Polish novelist/satirist (Black Wings)
  • Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1939)
1885 Highlights

About February 24, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces