On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1845

Historical Events

Historic Event

Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond

  • Texas Congress votes for annexation to US

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas John Barnardo, British social worker, born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1905)
1845 Highlights

About July 4, 1845

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer