On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Paine Westendorf, composer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJohn Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams, 6th US President (1825-1829), dies of a stroke at 80

6th US President John Quincy Adams
6th US President
John Quincy Adams

1848 Highlights

About February 23, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces