On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston (1944-70), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • John F. Loudon, Dutch sugar and indigo manufacturer, who Delft collection was left to the Rijksmuseum, dies at 74
1895 Highlights

About August 24, 1895

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo