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What Happened on October 1, 1844

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Explorer and Naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt
Explorer and Naturalist
Ludwig Leichhardt

1844 Highlights

About October 1, 1844

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra