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What Happened on April 26, 1848

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Naturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace
Naturalist, biologist, and explorer
Alfred Russel Wallace

1848 Highlights

About April 26, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus