On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1842

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Person of interestAmbrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust), born in Meigs County, Ohio (d. 1914)

Writer & Satirist Ambrose Bierce
Writer & Satirist
Ambrose Bierce

1842 Highlights

About June 24, 1842

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer