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Historical Events In 1868

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

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) in the year 1868.  

Mar 24   Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms in the year 1868.  

Mar 25   Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902) in the year 1868.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter  

Mar 28   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 in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Apr 02   Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) in the year 1868.  

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   J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife in the year 1868.  

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

Apr 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem"  

Apr 10   On this day in history brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala  

Apr 10   George Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess) in the year 1868.  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.  

Apr 13   In the year 1868 john Blackwood McEwen, composer  

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   Snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937) was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1868.  

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   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   On this day in history heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66  

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

Jan 28   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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