On This Day

October 1767 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 18 Mason-Dixon line, the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania is agreed upon

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 6 Henri Christophe, President of Haiti (1807-11) and King of Haiti (1811-20), born in Grenada (d. 1820)
  • Oct 23 Benjamin Constant [de Rebeque], French politician and writer (Adolphe), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1830)
  • Oct 28 Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel, queen consort of Denmark and Norway, born in Hanau, Hesse, Germany (d. 1852)

Weddings in History

  • Oct 4 Prince Willem V marries Prussian princess Wilhelmina