On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1779

Historical Events

  • George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (editor of Grosses vollst√§ndiges Universal-Lexicon), dies at 74
1779 Highlights

About February 24, 1779

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces