On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1848

Historical Events

  • Britain takes Mosquito Coast from Nicaragua

Famous Birthdays

  • John Goff, Irish lawyer (d. 1924)
1848 Highlights

About January 1, 1848

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn