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What Happened on May 24, 1847

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt is awarded the Patron's Medal by the Royal Geographical Society, London in recognition of 'the increased knowledge of the great continent of Australia' gained by his Moreton Bay-Port Essington journey

Explorer and Naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt
Explorer and Naturalist
Ludwig Leichhardt

1847 Highlights

About May 24, 1847

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini