Historical Events In 1868
Monday, 16 May 2022
Mar 21 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC in the year 1868.
Mar 22 In the year 1868 hamish MacCunn, composer
Mar 23 U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif) in the year 1868.
Mar 23 On this day in history university of California founded (Oakland CA)
Mar 24 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms on this day in history.
Mar 25 On this day in history bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902)
Mar 26 On this day in history fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36)
Mar 27 Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You) on this day in history.
Mar 27 The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York in the year 1868.
Mar 28 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter on this day in history.
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 In the year 1868 ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868.
Mar 31 Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China in the year 1868.
Mar 31 Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist in the year 1868.
Apr 01 In the year 1868 edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Apr 01 Hampton Institute opens on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 02 Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) on this day in history.
Apr 03 An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave in the year 1868.
Apr 03 On this day in history franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71
Apr 05 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1868.
Apr 08 Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.
Apr 10 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" in the year 1868.
Apr 10 Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala in the year 1868.
Apr 10 On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
Apr 11 The Shogunate is abolished in Japan on this day in history.
Apr 13 Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala in the year 1868.
Apr 13 John Blackwood McEwen, composer in the year 1868.
Apr 13 Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on this day in history.