On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1788

Famous Birthdays

  • Sarah Josepha Hale, American writer (Mary Had a Little Lamb), editor, activist, and founder of the Seaman's Aid Society of Boston, born in Newport, New Hampshire (d. 1879)
1788 Highlights

About October 24, 1788

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio