On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1851

Light and Air For All – With No Charge!

Historical Events

  • Window tax abolished in Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (Schottky's theorem), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1935)
1851 Highlights

About July 24, 1851

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 170 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo