On This Day

August 24, 1816 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The Treaty of St. Louis is signed by the USA and the united tribes of Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi in St. Louis, Missouri.

Birthdays in History

  • Daniel Gooch, English engineer, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables, born in Bedlington, Northumberland, England (d. 1889)