On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1824

Day of the Week: Friday

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)