On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1812

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1812 Highlights

About June 24, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer