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 known as the "Queen of Gospel Song Writers", born in Brewster, New York (d. 1915)
1820 Highlights

About March 24, 1820

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries