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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.  

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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   Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist  

Jan 08   In the year 1868 birth of frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

Jan 09   S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1868 birth of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)  

Jan 14   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born on this day in history.  

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   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1868.  

Jan 28   On this day in history death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

Feb 11   Leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 29   [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1868 carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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