On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1844

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt departs Jimbour, the farthest outpost of settlement on the Queensland Darling Downs, to begin his exploration of Australia's Northern Territory from Moreton Bay to Port Essington

1844 Highlights

About October 1, 1844

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra