What Happened on October 23, 1813

Historical Events

  • The Pacific Fur Company trading post in Astoria, Oregon is turned over to the rival British North West Company (the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest was dominated for the next three decades by the United Kingdom).

Famous Birthdays

Ludwig LeichhardtLudwig Leichhardt (1813-1848)

German explorer of northern and central Australia, born in Trebatsch, Prussia

Born in 1813
1813 Highlights

About October 23, 1813

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio