On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1816

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)
1816 Highlights

About August 24, 1816

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo