On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1894

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in a world record time of 2:39:18

Cyclist and Founder of the Tour-de-France Henri Desgrange
Cyclist and Founder of the Tour-de-France
Henri Desgrange
  • Phillies Lave Cross hits for cycle vs Bkln Dodgers
1894 Highlights

About April 24, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus