Historical Events for October 1849
Events 1 - 4 of 4
3rd - American author Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore, Maryland under mysterious circumstances; it is the last time he is seen in public before his death.
6th - The execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad after the Hungarian war of independence.
16th - Avery College establishes in Allegheny, Pennsylvania
16th - British seize Tigre Island in Gulf of Fonseca from Honduras