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Historical Events In 1868

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 21   On this day in history 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC  

Mar 22   Hamish MacCunn, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms  

Mar 25   In the year 1868 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   Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You) on this day in history.  

Mar 27   The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York in the year 1868.  

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 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   In the year 1868 chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China  

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

Apr 01   Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac) in the year 1868.  

Apr 01   Hampton Institute opens on this day in history.  

Apr 01   The birth of Edmond Rostand, French author on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Apr 08   In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens  

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

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

Apr 10   In the year 1868 george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   In the year 1868 john Blackwood McEwen, composer  

Apr 13   Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on this day in history.  

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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   Vittorio Monti, composer was born in the year 1868.  

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

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

Jan 09   S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   In the year 1868 moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 28   On this day in history death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

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

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