What Happened on March 24, 1893

Historical Events

  • 55th Grand National: Bill Dollery aboard 9/2 favourite Cloister wins by a massive 40 lengths from Aesop; owner Charles Duff fields 2 more winners 1912-13

Famous Birthdays

  • George Sisler, American Baseball HOF first baseman (AL MVP 1922; AL batting champion 1920, 22 St. Louis Browns) and manager (St. Louis Browns 1924–26), born in Manchester, Ohio (d. 1973)
Born in 1893
1893 Highlights

About March 24, 1893

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 130 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries