What Happened on December 19, 1848

Wuthering Heights Author Dies at 30

Famous Deaths

Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

English novelist (Wuthering Heights), dies of tuberculosis at 30

  • Frans Adam van der Duyn van Maasdam, Dutch governor (South Holland), dies at 77
1848 Highlights

About December 19, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius