On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1828

Historical Events

  • Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea

Famous Birthdays

  • George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1903)
1828 Highlights

About August 24, 1828

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 193 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo