What Happened on August 22, 1848

Historical Events

  • The United States annexes New Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Melville E. Stone, American newspaper publisher (Founder of Chicago Daily News), born in Hudson, Illinois (d. 1929)
Born in 1848

Famous Weddings

Ulysses S. Grant

Soldier and later US President Ulysses S. Grant (26) marries Julia Dent

1848 Highlights

About August 22, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo