Historical Events in October 1818

  • Oct 8 Two English boxers are first to use padded gloves
  • Oct 9 Congress of Aken returns to France from Libya
  • Oct 19 US Government & Chickasaw Indians sign a treaty
  • Oct 20 49th parallel forms as border between US & Canada
  • Oct 20 US & Britain agree to joint control of Oregon country
  • Oct 24 Felix Mendelssohn, 9, performs his first public concert (Berlin)