On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1891

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Thomas Edison patents motion picture camera

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Mikhaylovich Dzegelyonok, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1969)
  • Germaine Loosveldt, Flemish actress (Kniertje in On hope), born in Halluin, France (d. 1960)
1891 Highlights

About August 24, 1891

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo