What Happened on October 11, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Orson Squire Fowler, American phrenologist and lecturer, born in Cohocton, New York (d. 1887)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMeriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis, American soldier, public administrator and explorer (Lewis & Clark Expedition), dies under mysterious circumstances at 35 along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee at an inn called Grinder's Stand

Soldier/Public Administrator Meriwether Lewis
Soldier/Public Administrator
Meriwether Lewis