On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1788

Historical Events

  • French La PĂ©rouse expedition arrives in Botany Bay, Australia, meeting the newly arrived "First Fleet" penal colony
1788 Highlights

About January 24, 1788

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius