On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1859

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Battle of Solferino, Northern Italy: a French Army under Napoleon III and a Sardinian Army under Victor Emmanuel II overcomes the Austrian Army under Emperor Franz Joseph I

1859 Highlights

About June 24, 1859

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer