On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1848

Historical Events

  • King Louis-Philippe abdicates, 2nd French republic declared

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmanian politician (d. 1907)
  • C Grant B Allen, Canadian writer (Woman Who Did)
  • Johanna Barbiers, Dutch actress (Voddenraper of Paris), born in Zaandam, The Netherlands (d. 1927)
1848 Highlights

About February 24, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces