Historical Events In 1868
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Mar 21 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC on this day in history.
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 On this day in history university of California founded (Oakland CA)
Mar 24 In the year 1868 metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms
Mar 25 In the year 1868 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 In the year 1868 patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You)
Mar 27 On this day in history the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.
Mar 28 In the year 1868 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1868.
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 On this day in history the birth of Edmond Rostand, French author
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) in the year 1868.
Apr 03 An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave in the year 1868.
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) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history hampton Institute opens
Apr 10 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" on this day in history.
Apr 10 Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1868 george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
Apr 11 The Shogunate is abolished in Japan on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 john Blackwood McEwen, composer
Apr 13 In the year 1868 theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide