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