On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1869

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Jackson Lister, British optician who perfected the optical microscope by designing the achromatic objective lens, dies at 83
1869 Highlights

About October 24, 1869

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio