On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1824

Famous Birthdays

  • Moritz F├╝rstenau, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1889)

Person of interestWilliam Thomson

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish mathematical physicist (Kelvin Scale) and engineer (transatlantic telegraph), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1907)

Mathematical Physicist and Engineer William Thomson
Mathematical Physicist and Engineer
William Thomson

1824 Highlights

About June 26, 1824

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 196 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer