On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1776

Famous Deaths

  • John Harrison, English carpenter and clockmaker who invented the marine chronometer to calculate longitude while at sea, dies at 82
1776 Highlights

About March 24, 1776

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries