On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1900

Historical Events

  • 34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21ΒΌ

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo De Filippo, Italian playwright, director, actor and poet (7 Deadly Sins, Shoot Loud), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1984)
  • Lionel Conacher "The Big Train", Canadian athlete and politician, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1954)
1900 Highlights

About May 24, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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