What Happened on August 22, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The United States annexes New Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Melville E. Stone, American newspaper publisher (Founder of Chicago Daily News), born in Hudson, Illinois (d. 1929)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Soldier and later US President Ulysses Grant (26) marries Julia Dent

US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant
US President & Union General
Ulysses S. Grant