On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1830

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Mary Had A Little Lamb" by Sarah Josepha Hale is first published by Boston firm Marsh, Capen & Lyon
  • 1st passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1897)