On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1789

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Chrétien Baud, Dutch gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1859)
  • Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, Spanish composer, born in Tàrrega, Catalonia (d. 1855)

Famous Deaths

  • Joaquín Martínez de Oxinagas, composer, dies at 69
  • Lucretia Wilhelmina van Merken, Dutch poet, dies at 68
1789 Highlights

About October 24, 1789

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 231 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio