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Historical Events In 1868

Monday, 16 May 2022

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36)  

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   Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1868 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   In the year 1868 ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868.  

Mar 31   Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China in the year 1868.  

Mar 31   Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist in the year 1868.  

Apr 01   In the year 1868 edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)  

Apr 01   Hampton Institute opens on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history 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   Brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Apr 08   Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.  

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

Apr 10   Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala in the year 1868.  

Apr 10   On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)  

Apr 11   The Shogunate is abolished in Japan on this day in history.  

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

Apr 13   John Blackwood McEwen, composer in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1868 birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

Jan 07   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940) was born in the year 1868.  

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   In the year 1868 moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1868.  

Jan 14   Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66 in the year 1868.  

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 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 in the year 1868.  

Mar 02   In the year 1868 carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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