On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • William Kissam Vanderbilt, American businessman, born in New Dorp, Staten Island, New York (d. 1920)
1848 Highlights

About December 12, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius