On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1812

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Napoleon Bonaparte's Grand Armée numbering half a million begin their invasion of Russia by crossing the Nieman River

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1812 Highlights

About June 24, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer