Historical Events in February 1848

  • Feb 2 1st ship load of Chinese arrive in SF
  • Feb 2 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends the Mexican-American War: US acquires Texas, California, New Mexico and Arizona for $15 million
  • Feb 12 Ballet "Faust" premieres in Milan
  • Feb 15 Sarah Roberts barred from white school in Boston
  • Feb 17 Tuscany gets liberal Constitution

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Feb 21 Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish "The Communist Manifesto" in London

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  • Feb 24 King Louis-Philippe abdicates, 2nd French republic declared
  • Feb 26 2nd French Republic proclaimed
  • Feb 29 The Principality of Neuch√Ętel declares itself independent of Prussia