On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1841

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Friedrich Curschmann, German composer, dies at 36
  • Theodore Hook, English author, famous practical joker and recipient of the world's 1st postcard, dies at 52
1841 Highlights

About August 24, 1841

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo