On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Lanchester, English Engineer who built the first British petrol automobile (1896), born in London, England (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths

  • Cullen Whipple, American inventor (pointed screw machine), dies at 67
1868 Highlights

About October 23, 1868

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio