On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1824

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav Kirchhoff, German physicist (spectroscopy, coined "black body" radiation), born in K√∂nigsberg, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1887)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48
1824 Highlights

About March 12, 1824

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 198 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces