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What Happened on April 3, 1848

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt is seen for the last time at McPherson's Station, Coogoon, before he disappears on the same expedition to reach the Swan River in Australia

Explorer and Naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt
Explorer and Naturalist
Ludwig Leichhardt
  • Thomas Douglas becomes 1st public teacher in San Francisco
1848 Highlights

About April 3, 1848

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries