Historical Events In 1868
Friday, 14 August 2020
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 On this day in history u of Calif founded (Oakland Calif)
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 On this day in history 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 The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York in the year 1868.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history james Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70
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 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) in the year 1868.
Apr 01 Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.
Apr 01 In the year 1868 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 in the year 1868.
Apr 02 In the year 1868 eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)
Apr 03 On this day in history an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave
Apr 03 Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 in the year 1868.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1868 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 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 On this day in history abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 john Blackwood McEwen, composer
Apr 13 On this day in history theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide