On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1848

Historical Events

  • 1st ship load of Chinese immigrants arrive in San Francisco
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends the Mexican–American War: US acquires Texas, California, New Mexico and Arizona for $15 million
1848 Highlights

About February 2, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius