Quantcast

History & Quotes / Knowledge

Other Notable Events for April 24

On this date in history:

In 1704, the Boston News-Letter became the first American newspaper to be published on a regular basis.

In 1800, the U.S. Congress established the Library of Congress.

In 1877, U.S. troops ...

Notable Birthdays for April 24

Those born on this date include:

- French Roman Catholic St. Vincent de Paul in 1581
- English novelist Anthony Trollope in 1815
- U.S. artist Willem de Kooning in 1904
- U.S. poet laureate Robert Penn Warren in 1905
...

Astronomy

Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014 with 251 to follow.

The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.