What Happened on October 8, 1869

Famous Birthdays

  • J. Frank Duryea, American inventor (Duryea Motor Wagon Company, first auto built in the US), born in Washburn, Illinois (d. 1967)
  • Komitas [Soghomon Soghomonian], Armenian priest, composer (Patarag), and musicologist, born in K├╝tahya, Ottoman Empire (now Turkey) (d. 1935) [O.S. birth 09-26]
Born in 1869

Famous Deaths

1869 Highlights

About October 8, 1869

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra