On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Skirmish at Blue Springs, Tennessee (166 casualties)

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Dunbar, American actress (Fine Manners, Beyond the Rocks), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1933)
  • Louis Cyr, French Canadian strongman (lifting 500 pounds (227 kg) with one finger and backlifting 4,337 pounds (1,967 kg)), born in Quebec, Canada (d. 1912)