On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1848

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for President

8th US President Martin Van Buren
8th US President
Martin Van Buren
  • Beginning of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers
1848 Highlights

About June 22, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer