On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election
  • John Masefields "Tragedy of Nan" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • KreŇ°imir Fribec, Croatian composer, born in Daruvar, Croatia (d. 1996)
  • Michael Roberts, English historian, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (British Open 1861-62, 64, 67), dies as result of a fall at 86