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Historical Events In 1868

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Mar 21   1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC in the year 1868.  

Mar 22   Hamish MacCunn, composer in the year 1868.  

Mar 23   U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif) on this day in history.  

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   Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902) in the year 1868.  

Mar 26   Fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36) in the year 1868.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1868 cuno Amiet, Swiss painter  

Mar 28   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 in the year 1868.  

Mar 28   James Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China  

Mar 31   Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)  

Apr 03   In the year 1868 an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave  

Apr 03   Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892) in the year 1868.  

Apr 06   In the year 1868 brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife  

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   In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens  

Apr 10   On this day in history 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem"  

Apr 10   Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala in the year 1868.  

Apr 10   George Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess) in the year 1868.  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   John Blackwood McEwen, composer in the year 1868.  

Apr 13   Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1868

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1868 birth of snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

Jan 07   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of s. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)  

Jan 14   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born in the year 1868.  

Famous Deaths In 1868

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1868 moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   In the year 1868 william Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51  

Jan 14   On this day in history heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66  

Jan 22   In the year 1868 moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 28   In the year 1868 death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

Feb 11   On this day in history leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies  

Feb 29   [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81 in the year 1868.  

Mar 02   On this day in history carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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