On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1899

Historical Events

  • 1st auto repair shop opens (Boston)

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Michaux, Belgian-born French poet and writer (Miserable Miracle), born in Namur, Belgium (d. 1984)
  • Suzanne Lenglen, French tennis player (French C'ships 1925-26, Wimbledon 1919-23, 25), born in Paris, France (d. 1938)
1899 Highlights

About May 24, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini