On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1815

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRobert Fulton

Robert Fulton, American inventor and engineer (first commercial steamboat), dies of tuberculosis at 49

Commercial Steamboat Inventor Robert Fulton
Commercial Steamboat Inventor
Robert Fulton

1815 Highlights

About February 24, 1815

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces