On This Day

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 jazz pianist (Original Dixieland Jazz Band), born in New York City (d. 1975)
  • José Nasazzi, Uruguayan footballer (Uruguay national team captain for FIFA 1930), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1968)
1901 Highlights

About May 24, 1901

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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