Historical Events In 1868
Saturday, 08 May 2021
Mar 21 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC on this day in history.
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 On this day in history metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms
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) on this day in history.
Mar 27 Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You) in the year 1868.
Mar 27 The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York in the year 1868.
Mar 28 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter in the year 1868.
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 in the year 1868.
Mar 31 Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China on this day in history.
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 In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens
Apr 01 The birth of Edmond Rostand, French author on this day in history.
Apr 01 In the year 1868 the Canadian Government fixes a uniform first class postal rate of three cents; establishes Post Office Savings Bank.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife
Apr 06 Brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife on this day in history.
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 in the year 1868.
Apr 10 On this day in history 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem"
Apr 10 In the year 1868 brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala
Apr 10 In the year 1868 george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
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 On this day in history john Blackwood McEwen, composer
Apr 13 Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on this day in history.