On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1838

Historical Events

  • Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Davis Long, 32nd Governor of Massachusetts (1880-1915), born in Buckfield, Maine (d. 1915)
1838 Highlights

About October 27, 1838

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio