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Historical Events In 1868

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   On this day in history metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1868 patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You)  

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

Mar 28   Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1868 james Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70  

Mar 29   Ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868 in the year 1868.  

Mar 31   Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China on this day in history.  

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   Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.  

Apr 01   In the year 1868 the birth of Edmond Rostand, French author  

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   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   In the year 1868 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Hampton Institute opens on this day in history.  

Apr 10   1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1868 birth of frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of s. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)  

Jan 11   Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1868 death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

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 in the year 1868.  

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