On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1768

Historical Events

  • British troops under General Thomas Gage land in Boston

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician (Simson line), dies at 80
1768 Highlights

About October 1, 1768

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 252 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra