On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1900

Historical Events

  • Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Zelda Fitzgerald [née Sayre], American writer (This Side of Paradise) and wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1948)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Hamet, Dutch missionary in Mongolia, murdered at 59
1900 Highlights

About July 24, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo