On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)
  • Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian American author (Men Never Know, Grand Hotel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1960)
1888 Highlights

About January 24, 1888

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius