On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Claude, Belgian biologist and physician (Nobel 1974), born in Longlier, Belgium (d. 1983)
  • Malcolm Cowley, American author (Flowering of New England), born in Belsano, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
1898 Highlights

About August 24, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo