On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1789

Historical Events

  • Washington proclaims 1st national Thanksgiving Day on Nov 26

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Gregory, American Rear Admiral (Union Navy), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1866)
1789 Highlights

About October 3, 1789

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 232 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra