On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1868

Historical Events

  • Constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLaura Secord

Laura Secord, Canadian heroine of the war of 1812, dies at 93

Canadian War Heroine Laura Secord
Canadian War Heroine
Laura Secord

1868 Highlights

About October 17, 1868

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra