On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1796

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer and statesman, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1865)
  • John Middleton Clayton, U.S. Secretary of State (1849-50) and U.S. Senator from Delaware, born in Dagsboro, Delaware (d. 1856)
1796 Highlights

About July 24, 1796

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo