Historical Events in October 1818

  • Oct 8 Jack Broughton designed padded gloves first used in a competitive boxing match between 2 unnamed English boxers at Aix-la-Chapelle in France
  • Oct 9 Congress of Aken returns to France from Libya
  • Oct 19 US Government and Chickasaw Indians sign a treaty
  • Oct 20 49th parallel forms as border between US & Canada
  • Oct 20 US and Britain agree to joint control of Oregon country

Music Concert

Oct 24 Felix Mendelssohn, aged 9, performs his first public concert in Berlin