On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1824

Historical Events

  • Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec

Famous Birthdays

  • James Loudon, Dutch politician, Governor-General of Dutch East Indies (1872-75), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1900)
  • William Montgomery Gardner, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1901)
1824 Highlights

About June 8, 1824

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini