On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1853

Historical Events

  • 1st potato chips prepared by chef George Crum at Moon's Lake House, near Saratoga Springs, New York (popular legend says he invented though earlier recipes exist)
1853 Highlights

About August 24, 1853

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo