What Happened in October 1824

Historical Events

  • Oct 4 Mexico becomes a republic
  • Oct 9 Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica
  • Oct 21 Joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement (Yorkshire, England)

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 6 Henry Chadwick, baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book
  • Oct 13 Henry Stephen Cutler, composer
  • Oct 19 Frantisek Pivoda, composer
  • Oct 19 Rufus Saxton, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1908)
  • Oct 23 Thomas Gamble Pitcher, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)
  • Oct 26 Arthur Middleton Manigault, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Oct 29 Joseph Horace Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1904)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 8 Salt Lake City founder Brigham Young (23) weds first wife Miriam Angeline Works (18) in Port Byron, New York

Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church Brigham Young
Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church
Brigham Young