On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1812

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow, French army then forced to retreat through the snow towards Smolensk

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1812 Highlights

About October 24, 1812

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio