What Happened on December 25, 1848

Historical Events

  • New Haven Railroad opens
  • William & Ellen Craft escape from slavery in Georgia, arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; later move to Boston where they become abolitionists [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Johan Erik Nordblom, Swedish composer, dies at 60
1848 Highlights

About December 25, 1848

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn