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Historical Events In 1868

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

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   Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms in the year 1868.  

Mar 25   Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist  

Apr 01   On this day in history edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)  

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 in the year 1868.  

Apr 02   Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave  

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) in the year 1868.  

Apr 06   On this day in history brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens  

Apr 10   1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" in the year 1868.  

Apr 10   Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)  

Apr 11   In the year 1868 the Shogunate is abolished in Japan.  

Apr 13   In the year 1868 abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.  

Apr 13   John Blackwood McEwen, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 13   On this day in history theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide  

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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   In the year 1868 birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

Jan 07   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1868 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   In the year 1868 birth of catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief)  

Famous Deaths In 1868

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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