What Happened on October 1, 1868

Historical Events

Historic Publication

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

  • 1st edition of Maasbode published
  • St Pancras railway station opens in London, largest single span roof in the world (689ft (240m) long, 100ft high (30m) a high point of Victorian Gothic architecture [1]
1868 History

Famous Deaths

  • Mongkut [Rama IV], King of Thailand (1851-68), opened country to the West (model for musical "The King and I"), dies at 63

About October 1, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra