On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestF. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald, American author (Great Gatsby, Zelda), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Gerhard De Geer, 1st Swedish Prime Minister (1876-80), dies at 78
  • Percy McDonnell, Australian cricketer (19 Tests 1880-88, 3 centuries), dies a 35