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Historical Events In 1868

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Mar 21   On this day in history 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   University of California founded (Oakland CA) on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms on this day in history.  

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   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   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 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   Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist in the year 1868.  

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

Apr 01   Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.  

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

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   In the year 1868 j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)  

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   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   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   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   On this day in history the Shogunate is abolished in Japan.  

Apr 13   Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala in the year 1868.  

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   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)  

Jan 03   In the year 1868 birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 07   In the year 1868 birth of abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist  

Jan 08   Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1868 death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

Feb 11   Leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies in the year 1868.  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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