On This Day

October 1802 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 10 1st non-Indian settlement in Oklahoma

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 8 Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, born in Leer, Germany (d. 1886)
  • Oct 16 Isaac Murphy, Governor of Arkansas (1864-68) (d. 1882)
  • Oct 25 Joseph Montferrand, French-Canadian logger and strong man, born in St. Lawrence, Montreal (d. 1864)
  • Oct 26 Miguel I, King of Portugal (1828-34), born in Palace of Queluz, Sintra, Portugal (d. 1866)

Weddings in History

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 4 English romantic poet William Wordsworth (32) marries childhood friend Mary Hutchinson