What Happened on September 24, 1896

Famous Birthdays

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)

American author (Great Gatsby, Zelda), born in St. Paul, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Gerhard De Geer, 1st Swedish Prime Minister (1876-80), dies at 78
  • Percy McDonnell, Australian cricket batsman (19 Tests, 3 x 100s; Victoria CA, NSW CA, Queensland CA), dies of cardiac failure at 35
1896 Highlights

About September 24, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra