On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1848

Historical Events

  • 10th Grand National: Capt. Josey Little aboard 12/1 Chandler wins; race marred by fatal falls of 3 competitors

Famous Birthdays

  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American sculptor and designer (1907 $20 gold piece)
1848 Highlights

About March 1, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces