May 24, 1895 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Henry Irving becomes 1st actor to receive a knighthood

Birthdays in History

  • Samuel I Newhouse Sr., American businessman and publisher (Parade, Vogue, Glamour), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)

Deaths in History

  • Hugh McCulloch, US Treasury Secretary (1884-85, 85-69), dies at 86
  • Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73