On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1848

WHSmith: a Retail Giant Born From a Widow's Might

Historical Events

  • Classes begin at Boston Female Medical College, 1st US female medical college

Opening of Euston Station

WHSmith opens its 1st railway bookstall, at Euston Station in London, England

1848 Highlights

About November 1, 1848

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 173 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio