On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1868

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott is published in America by Roberts Brothers of Boston

  • 1st edition of Maasbode published

Famous Deaths

  • Rama IV [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), dies at 63
1868 Highlights

About October 1, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra