On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1845

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • 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? 175 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer