What Happened on February 23, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Payne Westendorf, American songwriter ("I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen"), born in Bowling Green, Virginia (d. 1923)

Famous Deaths

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams (1767-1848)

6th President of the United States (Democratic: 1825-1829), dies of a stroke at 80

1848 Highlights

About February 23, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces