On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1824

Historical Events

  • Interstate commerce comes under federal control

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Beebee Carrington, American lawyer, professor, prolific author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Wallingford, Connecticut (d. 1912)
  • Konstantin Ushinsky, Russian educationalist, credited as the founder of scientific pedagogy in Russia
  • [Friedrich] Bedřich Smetana, Czech composer (The Bartered Bride; Má Vlast; Moldau), born in Litomyšl, Bohemia (d. 1884)
1824 Highlights

About March 2, 1824

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces