On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1856

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pottawatomie Massacre: John Brown and abolitionist settlers kill five pro-slavery settlers in Franklin County, Kansas

Abolitionist John Brown
John Brown

1856 Highlights

About May 24, 1856

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini