On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1824

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Cornelius, German composer and teacher (The Barber of Baghdad), born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1874)
1824 Highlights

About December 24, 1824

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 196 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn