On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1789

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st presidential tour-George Washington in New England

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

Famous Deaths

  • John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army and co-founder of the Medical College at the University of Pennsylvania, the first medical school in Colonial America, dies at 54
1789 Highlights

About October 15, 1789

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 231 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra