On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1712

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician and astronomer, born in Terschelling, Netherlands (d. 1773)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Bullis, Jr. English composer, dies at 54
1712 Highlights

About August 24, 1712

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 309 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo