On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennie Lee, American actress (The Birth of a Nation), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1925)
  • Lewis Howard Latimer, American inventor (carbon filament lightbulbs), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 1928)
1848 Highlights

About September 4, 1848

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo