On This Day

October 1810 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 27 United States annexes West Florida from Spain

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 13 James Shedden Palmer, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1867)
  • Oct 19 Cassius Marcellus Clay, American Major General (Union Army), born in Madison County, Kentucky (d. 1903)
  • Oct 22 Henry Bohlen, German-American Brigadier General (Union Army), Bremen, Germany (d. 1862)
  • Oct 23 William Leidesdorff, Mixed-race early Californian businessman, born in Christiansted, Virgin Islands, Danish West Indies (d. 1848)
  • Oct 28 Adley H. Gladden, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Fairfield District, South Carolina (d. 1862)

Weddings in History

  • Oct 12 First Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.

Deaths in History

  • Oct 15 Alfred Moore, American judge (b. 1755)
  • Oct 16 Nachman of Breslov, Ukrainian founder of Breslov Hasidut, dies at 38