What Happened on January 23, 1849

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman in the US to earn a medical degree graduating from New York's Geneva Medical College

  • US Patent granted for an envelope-making machine to Jesse K. Park and Cornelius S. Watson

About January 23, 1849

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius