What Happened on March 5, 1824

Historical Events

  • First Burmese War: The British officially declare war on Burma

Famous Birthdays

  • Elisha Harris, American physician/found American Public Health Assoc
  • James Merritt Ives, American lithographer and businessman (Currier and Ives), born in NYC, New York (d. 1895)
1824 Highlights

About March 5, 1824

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 198 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces