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Historical Events In 1868

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Aug 13   In the year 1868 quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador)  

Aug 14   Leone Sinigaglia, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Bernard MacFadden, publisher (Physical Culture, True Romances) on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history pierre Janssan discovers helium in solar spectrum during eclipse  

Aug 25   In the year 1868 costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60  

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

Aug 27   Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1868.  

Sep 08   On this day in history nY Athletic Club formed  

Sep 08   On this day in history nY Athletic Club forms  

Sep 09   Mary Austin, Ill, feminist/nature writer (Land of Little Rain) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   On this day in history franz Anton Adam Stockhausen, composer, dies at 79  

Sep 14   On this day in history golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)  

Sep 15   On this day in history dirk B Nanninga, Dutch painter  

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

Sep 22   On this day in history race riots in New Orleans La  

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   In the year 1868 alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies  

Sep 28   Battle of Alcolea, causes Queen Isabella 2 of Spain to flee to France in the year 1868.  

Sep 28   On this day in history opelousas Massacre at St Landry Parish Louisiana (200 blacks killed)  

Sep 28   Thomas Carmichael Hindman, attorney/Confederate gen-mjr, shot at 40 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Spain's Queen Isabella is deposed, flees to France on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 04   On this day in history marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina (1922-28)  

Oct 06   Leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1868.  

Oct 07   Cornell University (Ithaca NY) opens on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Fred H Hovey, tennis champ (US Open-1895) on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 10   Cuba revolts for independence against Spain in the year 1868.  

Oct 10   On this day in history declaration of the plan of Yara in Cuba  

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Famous Birthdays In 1868

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)  

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

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   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1868

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1868 leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies  

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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