On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from US (to Turkey)

Famous Birthdays

  • Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, American actor (The Bell Boy, Moonshine, Keystone comedies), born in Smith Center, Kansas (d. 1933)

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic, dies at 49