On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1848

Famous Weddings

  • British influential art critic and social commentator John Ruskin marries Effie Gray in Perth, Scotland (later annulled).

Famous Deaths

  • Godert van der Capellen, Dutch governor-general (Dutch-Indies), dies at 69
1848 Highlights

About April 10, 1848

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries