On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1855

Historical Events

  • Manhattan Kansas founded as New Boston Kansas

Famous Birthdays

Andrew Mellon

Andrew Mellon, American banker (Mellon Bank), industrialist and Secretary of the Treasury (1921-32), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1947)

  • Olive Schreiner, South African writer (Portrait of a South African Woman)
1855 Highlights

About March 24, 1855

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries