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Historical Events In 1868

Monday, 17 February 2020

Aug 13   On this day in history in Peru and Bolivia a 8.5 earthquake killed 25,000 caused extreme damage and a tsunami  

Aug 13   Quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador) in the year 1868.  

Aug 14   Leone Sinigaglia, composer in the year 1868.  

Aug 16   Bernard MacFadden, publisher (Physical Culture, True Romances) in the year 1868.  

Aug 18   In the year 1868 pierre Janssan discovers helium in solar spectrum during eclipse  

Aug 25   Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60 in the year 1868.  

Aug 25   Nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter in the year 1868.  

Aug 27   In the year 1868 franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer, dies at 82  

Sep 08   NY Athletic Club formed in the year 1868.  

Sep 08   NY Athletic Club forms in the year 1868.  

Sep 09   Mary Austin, Ill, feminist/nature writer (Land of Little Rain) in the year 1868.  

Sep 10   Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1868 golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)  

Sep 15   Dirk B Nanninga, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Roman Nose (Wiquini), Cheyenne indian leader, dies in the year 1868.  

Sep 22   Race riots in New Orleans La on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Grito de Lares proclaims Puerto Rico's independence (crushed by Spain) in the year 1868.  

Sep 25   The Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Neuski shipwrecks off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei of Russia on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer in the year 1868.  

Sep 27   Alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies in the year 1868.  

Sep 28   Battle of Alcolea, causes Queen Isabella 2 of Spain to flee to France on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Opelousas Massacre at St Landry Parish Louisiana (200 blacks killed) in the year 1868.  

Sep 28   Thomas Carmichael Hindman, attorney/Confederate gen-mjr, shot at 40 in the year 1868.  

Sep 30   Spain's Queen Isabella is deposed, flees to France in the year 1868.  

Oct 01   1st edition of Maasbode published on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thai (1851-68), dies at 63 in the year 1868.  

Oct 04   Marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina (1922-28) in the year 1868.  

Oct 06   In the year 1868 leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51  

Oct 07   In the year 1868 cornell University (Ithaca NY) opens  

Oct 07   Fred H Hovey, tennis champ (US Open-1895) in the year 1868.  

Oct 08   Max Slevogt, German painter in the year 1868.  

Oct 10   In the year 1868 1st written account of a Canadian football game  

Oct 10   Cuba revolts for independence against Spain on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Declaration of the plan of Yara in Cuba 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 in the year 1868.  

Jan 03   In the year 1868 birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist  

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   On this day in history birth of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)  

Jan 14   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born in the year 1868.  

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

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

Jan 28   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died in the year 1868.  

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

Feb 29   In the year 1868 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81  

Mar 02   On this day in history carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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