What Happened on May 24, 1894

Historical Events

Historic Event

Lowell Observatory, Arizona, first begins observations of Mars with an eighteen-inch telescope, leads its builder Percival Lowell to conclude there are canals on Mars

Famous Deaths

  • William Joseph Westbrook, British organist and sacred music composer, dies at 63
1894 Highlights

About May 24, 1894

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini