On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Cros, French inventor and poet (Le Hareng Saur), born in Fabrezan, France (d. 1888)
1842 Highlights

About October 1, 1842

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra