What Happened on May 22, 1849

Historical Events

Lincoln's Patent

Abraham Lincoln receives a patent (only US President to do so) for a device to lift a boat over shoals and obstructions

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Perrier, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council, born in Neuch√Ętel, Switzerland (d. 1913)
Born in 1849
1849 Highlights

About May 22, 1849

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini