On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1859

Historical Events

  • Political union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Alexandrovich Ilyinsky, Russian composer (The Fountain of Bakhchisaray), born in Tsarskoye Selo, Russia (d. 1920)
1859 Highlights

About January 24, 1859

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius