August 9, 1848 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Austria & Sardinia sign cease fire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with Free Soil Party nominating Martin Van Buren for president

8th US President Martin Van Buren
8th US President
Martin Van Buren

Deaths in History

  • Frederick Marryat, English captain/author (Mr Midshipman Easy), dies