On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1849

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman in the US to earn a medical degree

  • US Patent granted for an envelope-making machine to Jesse K. Park and Cornelius S. Watson
1849 Highlights

About January 23, 1849

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 171 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius