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Historical Events In 1868

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

Mar 22   In the year 1868 hamish MacCunn, composer  

Mar 23   U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif) in the year 1868.  

Mar 23   University of California founded (Oakland CA) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36) in the year 1868.  

Mar 27   In the year 1868 patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You)  

Mar 27   The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1868 cuno Amiet, Swiss painter  

Mar 28   On this day in history 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 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   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 in the year 1868.  

Apr 01   The Canadian Government fixes a uniform first class postal rate of three cents; establishes Post Office Savings Bank on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1868 eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)  

Apr 03   In the year 1868 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   On this day in history j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)  

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

Apr 06   Brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife in the year 1868.  

Apr 07   In the year 1868 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   In the year 1868 brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala  

Apr 10   George Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Blackwood McEwen, composer  

Apr 13   In the year 1868 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   Snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937) was born in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

Jan 09   S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939) was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 11   Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1868.  

Jan 14   In the year 1868 heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66  

Jan 22   Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died on this day in history.  

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   Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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