On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Adélard Godbout, Canadian politician (15th Premier of Québec), born in Saint-Éloi, Quebec, Canada (d. 1956)
  • Sam de Vries, Flemish actor (Wandering Jew), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1943)

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69
  • Patrick Gilmore, Irish-born American bandmaster and composer ("When Johnny Comes Marching Home"), dies at 62
1892 Highlights

About September 24, 1892

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 129 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra