On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1905

Historical Events

Historic Event

A group of Cretans dedicated to Crete's union with Greece led by Eleutherios Venizelos, meet at the village of Therisso and proclaim a union in defiance of the Great Powers

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Christiaens, Flemish writer (Unfindable Country)
  • Pura Santillan-Castrence, Filipino writer and diplomat (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

Jules Verne

Jules Verne, French writer known as the "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77

1905 Highlights

About March 24, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries