On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1848

Historical Events

  • M Waldo Hanchett patents dental chair

Famous Deaths

  • Timothy Olmstead, early American composer, dies at 88
1848 Highlights

About August 15, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo