What Happened on May 24, 1901

Historical Events

  • Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Signorelli, American swing jazz pianist (Original Dixieland Jazz Band; Joe Venuti's Blue Four), and songwriter (Stairway to the Stars), born in New York City (d. 1975)
  • José Nasazzi, Uruguayan soccer defender (41 caps; captain FIFA World Cup 1930; CA Bella Vista 322 games), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1968)
Born in 1901
1901 Highlights

About May 24, 1901

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini