On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1870

Historical Events

  • The Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Gray Lee, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 34
1870 Highlights

About August 24, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo