On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1848

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Alfred Russel Wallace departs the U.K. for South America, beginning four years of travel, collecting, and research in the region

1848 Highlights

About April 26, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 173 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus