On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1847

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1847 Highlights

About May 24, 1847

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini