On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1724

Famous Birthdays

  • Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (made important discoveries in the south Indian Ocean, in Tasmania and in New Zealand), born in St Malo, France (d. 1772)
1724 Highlights

About May 22, 1724

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 296 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini