On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1897

Famous Birthdays

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, American aviator (1st woman to fly solo across the Atlantic), born in Atchison, Kansas (d. 1939)

  • Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian-Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven Theatre) (d. 1967)
  • Karl von Mechow, German writer (Auf Dem Wege, Vorsommer), born in Bonn, Germany (d. 1960)
1897 Highlights

About July 24, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo