Historical Events on May 24, 1854

About May 24, 1854

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 3 months and 30 days

Historical Events

  • Escaped slave Anthony Burns is arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston under the Fugitive Slave Act
  • Lincoln University, Pennsylvania is 1st Black college in US, founded by John Miller Dickey and Sarah Emlen Cresson