On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Henry Harriman, American railroad executive (d. 1909)

Famous Deaths

  • Prince Alexander of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, dies from tuberculosis at 29
1848 Highlights

About February 20, 1848

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces