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April 24, 1897 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st reporter, William Price (Washington Star), assigned to White House

Birthdays in History

  • Benjamin Lee Whorf, American linguist (the relation of language to thinking and cognition), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts (d. 1941)
  • Manuel Ávila Camacho, 45th President of Mexico (1940-46), born in Teziutlán, Puebla, Mexico (d. 1955)
1897 in History