On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1848

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLudwig Leichhardt

Ludwig Leichhardt, German explorer of northern and central Australia, dies on an expedition at 34

Explorer and Naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt
Explorer and Naturalist
Ludwig Leichhardt

1848 Highlights

About April 4, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries