On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Zelda Fitzgerald, 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