What Happened on February 24, 1885

Famous Birthdays

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

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz (1885-1966)

American admiral who commanded the US Pacific fleet in World War II, born in Fredericksburg, Texas

  • Juliusz Kaden-Bandrowski, Polish novelist and satirist (Black Wings), born in Rzeszów, Galicia (d. 1944)
  • Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1939)
  • Yosef Sprinzak, Israeli politician, first Speaker of the Knesset (1949-59) and leading Zionist, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1959)
Born in 1885
1885 Highlights

About February 24, 1885

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces