On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1830

Historical Events

  • "Mary Had A Little Lamb" by Sarah Josepha Hale is first published by Boston firm Marsh, Capen & Lyon
  • 1st regular passenger rail service on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad line, horse-drawn rail cars connect Baltimore to Ellicott's Mills

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1897)
1830 Highlights

About May 24, 1830

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini