On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1849

Historical Events

InventionHistoric Invention

Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC); sold rights for $400

Inventor Walter Hunt
Walter Hunt

1849 Highlights

About April 10, 1849

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries