On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1900

Historical Events

  • New York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Famous Birthdays

  • Algeria Junius "June" Clark, American jazz trumpeter and cornetist, born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1963)
1900 Highlights

About March 24, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries