On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1808

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, born in Meiningen, Germany (d. 1879)
  • Ernst Richter, German musical theorist and composer, born in Großschönau, Saxony, Germany (d. 1879)
1808 Highlights

About October 24, 1808

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 212 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio