On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1792

Historical Events

  • Mount Hood (Oregon) is named after the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood by Lt. William E. Broughton who spotted the mountain near the mouth of the Willamette River.
1792 Highlights

About October 29, 1792

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio