On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1816

Famous Birthdays

  • Emanuel Leutze, American painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware), born in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Württemberg, German Confederation (d. 1868)
  • Robert Seaman Granger, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1894)
1816 Highlights

About May 24, 1816

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini