Historical Events In 1868
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Mar 21 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC in the year 1868.
Mar 22 Hamish MacCunn, composer on this day in history.
Mar 23 U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif) on this day in history.
Mar 23 University of California founded (Oakland CA) on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1868 metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms
Mar 25 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902) in the year 1868.
Mar 26 In the year 1868 fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36)
Mar 27 On this day in history patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You)
Mar 27 In the year 1868 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1868 james Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70
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 Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist in the year 1868.
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 On this day in history the birth of Edmond Rostand, French author
Apr 01 The Canadian Government fixes a uniform first class postal rate of three cents; establishes Post Office Savings Bank on this day in history.
Apr 02 Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) in the year 1868.
Apr 03 On this day in history an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave
Apr 03 On this day in history franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71
Apr 05 In the year 1868 j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)
Apr 06 Brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife in the year 1868.
Apr 06 In the year 1868 brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife
Apr 07 On this day in history 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.
Apr 08 Hampton Institute opens on this day in history.
Apr 10 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1868 brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala
Apr 10 George Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess) in the year 1868.
Apr 11 In the year 1868 the Shogunate is abolished in Japan.
Apr 13 Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 john Blackwood McEwen, composer
Apr 13 On this day in history theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide