On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1848

Historical Events

  • 1st gold seekers arrive in Panama en route to San Francisco
  • The Phi Delta Theta fraternity is founded at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
  • William & Ellen Craft escape from slavery in Georgia
1848 Highlights

About December 26, 1848

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn