On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1860

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJuliette Gordon Low

Juliette Gordon Low, American activist and founder of the Girl Scouts of America, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1927)

Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA Juliette Gordon Low
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA
Juliette Gordon Low

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Nathan, Dutch murderer, the last ordinary execution in the Netherlands, hanged for killing his mother-in-law
  • Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, British admiral, dies at 84
1860 Highlights

About October 31, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio