1848 Calendar

January
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February
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March
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April
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May
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June
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July
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August
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September
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October
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November
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December
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What Happened In Year 1848?

  • January 3, 1848 – Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the first president of the independent African Liberia.
  • January 12, 1848 – The Palermo rising takes place in Sicily against the Bourbon kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
  • January 24, 1848 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter’s Mill near Sacramento.
  • January 31, 1848 – John C. Fremont is court-martialed for mutiny and disobeying orders.
  • February 2, 1848 – Mexican-American War: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.
  • February 21, 1848 – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish The Communist Manifesto.
  • February 23, 1848 – The French Revolution of 1848, which would lead to the establishment of the French Second Republic, begins.
  • February 24, 1848 – King Louis-Philippe of France abdicates the throne.
  • March 15, 1848 – A revolution breaks out in Hungary. The Habsburg rulers are compelled to meet the demands of the Reform party.
  • May 18, 1848 – Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.
  • May 19, 1848 – Mexican-American War: Mexico ratifies the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo thus ending the war and ceding California, Nevada, Utah and parts of four other modern-day U.S. states to the United States for US$15 million.
  • May 29, 1848 – Wisconsin is admitted as the 30th U.S. state.
  • June 22, 1848 – Beginning of the June Days Uprising in Paris, France.
  • July 3, 1848 – Slaves are freed in the Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands) by Peter von Scholten in the culmination of a year-long plot by enslaved Africans.
  • August 14, 1848 – Oregon Territory is organized by act of Congress.
  • August 18, 1848 – Camila O'Gorman and Ladislao Gutierrez are executed on the orders of Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas.
  • October 28, 1848 – The first railroad in Spain – between Barcelona and Mataró – is opened.
  • November 3, 1848 – A greatly revised Dutch constitution, drafted by Johan Rudolf Thorbecke, severely limiting the powers of the Dutch monarchy, and strengthening the powers of parliament and ministers, is proclaimed.
  • November 9, 1848 – Robert Blum, a German revolutionary, is executed in Vienna.
  • December 2, 1848 – Franz Josef I becomes Emperor of Austria.

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