On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1820

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmond Becquerel, French physicist who studied the solar spectrum, magnetism, electricity and optics (photovoltaic effect), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)
  • Fanny Crosby, American hymnist (d. 1915)
1820 Highlights

About March 24, 1820

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 200 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries