Dates with Destiny - October

Special Historical Events are in Order below by Month, Day, Year.
Scroll down to find a historic event on the date you select.
You are welcome to add to the Dates with Destiny list by sending to us the
month, day, year and name of historicial events in your state, county, city or town.
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October Day Year Special Historic Events                     (Under Construction- Please Stop Back)
1
1800
Spain, by Secret Treaty, Ceded Louisana to France
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1777
Battle of Germantown - Revolutionary War
5
1830
Birth of Chester A. Arthur-21st President of the United States
6
1777
British Capture Forts Clinton and Montgomery at Hudson
7
1774
First Provincial Congress Met at Concord, Mass
8
1862
Battle at Perryville, Kentucky. 93,000 men engaged in action
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10
1845
U.S. Naval Academy Opened at Annapolis. MD
11
1942
Japanese Fleet Driven from Solomon Islands
12
1492
Columbus Day
13
1792
Cornorstone at White House Laid at Washington, D.C.
14
1890
Birth of Dwight D. Eisenhower - 34th President of the United States
15
1928
Dirigible Graf Zeppelin Arrived from Germany
16
1859
John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry, VA
17
1777
Burgoyne's Surrender at Saratoga  - Turning Point if Revolution
18
1867
American Flag Offically Displayed Over Alaska
19
1781
Cormwallis Surrender at Yorktown Ending Revolutionaly War
20
1820
Florida Passed from Span to the United States
21
1879
First Incandescent Light Completed by Edison
22
1915
First Wireless Message Sent Between Atlington, VA and Paris
23
1944
Great U.S. Naval Victory Over Japanese in Philippine Sea
24
1898
U.S. Took Formal Possession of Porto Rico
25
1812
U.S. Frigate Victorious Over British Macedonia
26
1825
Erie Canal Connected Great Lakes and Seaboard
27
1858
Birth of Theadore Roosevelt 26th President of United States
28
1886
Unveiling of Statur of Liberty - New York Harbor
29
1901
Czolgosz Executed for KillingPresident McKinley on Sept. 6, 1901
30
Birth of John Adams 2nd President of the United States
31
Annual
Halloween