On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • William Harnett, Irish-American painter (Old Violin), born in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland (d. 1892)

Famous Weddings

Samuel Morse

Inventor Samuel Morse (57) weds Sarah Elizabeth Griswold in Utica, New York

1848 Highlights

About August 10, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo