On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1853

Historical Events

  • 1st round-the-world trip by yacht (Cornelius Vanderbilt)
  • France annexes New Caledonia
  • Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London
1853 Highlights

About September 24, 1853

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 167 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra