October 8, 1869 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • J. Frank Duryea, American inventor (Duryea Motor Wagon Company, first auto built in the US), born in Washburn, Illinois (d. 1967)

Deaths in History


Person of interestFranklin Pierce

Franklin Pierce, 14th US President (Democrat: 1853-57), dies at 64

14th US President Franklin Pierce
14th US President
Franklin Pierce