On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1712

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFrederick the Great

Frederick the Great, King of Prussia (1740-86), born in Berlin, Prussia (d. 1786)

King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great
  • Georg F Schmidt, German engraver/etcher
1712 Highlights

About January 24, 1712

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 308 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius