On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1853

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st round-the-world trip by yacht (Cornelius Vanderbilt)

Business Magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt
Business Magnate
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, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra