On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1848

Historical Events

  • Female Medical Educational Society forms in Boston

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Julius Becher, Austrian journalist and composer, dies at 45
  • John Barrow, 1st Baronet, English statesman and founder of the Royal Geographical Society, dies at 84
1848 Highlights

About November 23, 1848

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius