On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1816

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Treaty of St. Louis is signed by the USA and the united tribes of Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi in St. Louis, Missouri.

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Gooch, English engineer, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables, born in Bedlington, Northumberland, England (d. 1889)