On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Ernst Dorn, German physicist who discovered that radon is emitted from radium, born in Guttstadt, Province of Prussia (now Warmia in Poland) (d. 1916)
  • Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist, born in Buda, Hungary (d. 1919)
  • Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1933)
1848 Highlights

About July 27, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo