On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1848

Historical Events

  • The ship John Wickliffe arrives at Port Chalmers carrying the first Scottish settlers for Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago province is founded.
1848 Highlights

About March 23, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries