On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Josef NeŇ°vera, Czech composer, born in Praskolesy, Czech Republic (d. 1914)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernardo O'Higgins, Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule, dies at 64
1842 Highlights

About October 24, 1842

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio