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Historical Events In 1868

Monday, 15 July 2019

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

Mar 22   On this day in history hamish MacCunn, composer  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1868 university of California founded (Oakland CA)  

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

Mar 25   On this day in history bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902)  

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

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 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 in the year 1868.  

Mar 29   On this day in history ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868.  

Mar 31   In the year 1868 chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China  

Mar 31   In the year 1868 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 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   On this day in history eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)  

Apr 03   An Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave in the year 1868.  

Apr 03   Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 in the year 1868.  

Apr 05   In the year 1868 j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)  

Apr 06   Brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife on this day in history.  

Apr 06   In the year 1868 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   Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.  

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

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   The Shogunate is abolished in Japan in the year 1868.  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history john Blackwood McEwen, composer  

Apr 13   Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide in the year 1868.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1868 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   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 in the year 1868.  

Jan 07   In the year 1868 william Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 28   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died in the year 1868.  

Feb 11   In the year 1868 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   Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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