What Happened on November 24, 1784

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Swiss traveller and orientalist, 1st European to discover Petra and Abu Simbel, born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1817)

Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor (1784-1850)

12th US President (1849-50) and major general in the Mexican–American War, born in Barboursville, Virginia

1784 Highlights

About November 24, 1784

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 238 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius