On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1787

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his violin and piano sonata in A, K526

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Famous Birthdays

  • James Weddell, British sailor and Antarctic explorer (Weddell Sea), born in Ostend, Belgium (d. 1834)
1787 Highlights

About August 24, 1787

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo