On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1876

Historical Events

  • Great Backerganj Cyclone of 1876 ravages British India (Modern-day Bangladesh), over 200,000 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduard van Oort, Dutch ornithologist (Ornithology of Netherlands), born in Barneveld, Netherlands (d. 1933)
1876 Highlights

About October 31, 1876

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 144 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio