What Happened on October 2, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brigham Young, mormon leader, arrested for bigamy

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Cordell Hull, US Secretary of State (1933-44), lowered tariffs (Nobel 1945)
  • Martha Brookes Hutcheson, American landscape architect (d. 1959)