On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1824

Famous Birthdays

Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Burnside, American soldier, industrialist and politician (Governor of Rhode Island, 1866-69) who popularized sideburns, born in Liberty, Indiana (d. 1881)

1824 Highlights

About May 23, 1824

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 197 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini