Historical Events In 1868
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Mar 21 In the year 1868 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC
Mar 22 Hamish MacCunn, composer in the year 1868.
Mar 23 In the year 1868 u of Calif founded (Oakland Calif)
Mar 23 On this day in history university of California founded (Oakland CA)
Mar 24 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms in the year 1868.
Mar 25 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902) on this day in history.
Mar 26 Fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36) on this day in history.
Mar 27 Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You) in the year 1868.
Mar 27 On this day in history the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.
Mar 28 On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter
Mar 28 In the year 1868 death of the Earl of Cardigan, British general who led the ill-conceived Charge of the Light Brigade against the Russians during the Crimean War.
Mar 28 James Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70 in the year 1868.
Mar 29 Ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868 on this day in history.
Mar 31 Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist
Apr 01 On this day in history edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Apr 01 On this day in history hampton Institute opens
Apr 01 The birth of Edmond Rostand, French author in the year 1868.
Apr 01 The Canadian Government fixes a uniform first class postal rate of three cents; establishes Post Office Savings Bank in the year 1868.
Apr 02 Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave
Apr 03 In the year 1868 franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71
Apr 05 J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892) in the year 1868.
Apr 06 On this day in history brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife
Apr 06 On this day in history brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife
Apr 07 Thomas D'Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish, in one of the few Canadian political assassinations, and the only one of a federal politician on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens
Apr 10 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" in the year 1868.
Apr 10 Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala on this day in history.
Apr 10 On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
Apr 11 In the year 1868 the Shogunate is abolished in Japan.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
Apr 13 John Blackwood McEwen, composer on this day in history.
Apr 13 On this day in history theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide