On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1779

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCasimir Pulaski

Casimir Pulaski, Polish Military Leader (called the father of American cavalry), dies of battle wounds at 34 (alternative date 15 March)

Military Leader Casimir Pulaski
Military Leader
Casimir Pulaski

1779 Highlights

About October 11, 1779

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 241 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra