Historical Events in October 1792

  • Oct 2 Baptist Missionary Society forms in London

Historic Event

Oct 12 First celebration of Columbus Day in the USA held in New York

  • Oct 13 "Old Farmer's Almanac" is 1st published and edited by Robert Thomas
  • Oct 13 Cornerstone laid for the Executive Mansion (White House) in Washington
  • Oct 29 Mount Hood (Oregon) is named after the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood by Lt. William E. Broughton who spotted the mountain near the mouth of the Willamette River.