On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1778

Historical Events

  • David Rittenhouse observes a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Burman the Younger, Dutch philologist, dies at 64
1778 Highlights

About June 24, 1778

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer