On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte van Pallandt, Dutch sculptress, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1997)

Person of interestHoward Florey

Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 1968)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey

1898 Highlights

About September 24, 1898

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra