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Historical Events In 1868

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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   On this day in history quakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador)  

Aug 14   On this day in history leone Sinigaglia, composer  

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

Aug 18   Pierre Janssan discovers helium in solar spectrum during eclipse on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Costache Negruzzi, Romanian author/poet, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1868 nikolaos Levidis, Greek shooter  

Aug 27   Franz Xaver Schnyder von Wartensee, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history nY Athletic Club formed  

Sep 08   In the year 1868 nY Athletic Club forms  

Sep 09   In the year 1868 mary Austin, Ill, feminist/nature writer (Land of Little Rain)  

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   In the year 1868 dirk B Nanninga, Dutch painter  

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

Sep 22   In the year 1868 race riots in New Orleans La  

Sep 23   Grito de Lares proclaims Puerto Rico's independence (crushed by Spain) on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1868 the Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Neuski shipwrecks off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei of Russia.  

Sep 26   Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1868 battle of Alcolea, causes Queen Isabella 2 of Spain to flee to France  

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

Sep 28   In the year 1868 thomas Carmichael Hindman, attorney/Confederate gen-mjr, shot at 40  

Sep 30   On this day in history spain's Queen Isabella is deposed, flees to France  

Oct 01   In the year 1868 1st edition of Maasbode published  

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   On this day in history leon Charles Francois Kreutzer, composer, dies at 51  

Oct 07   On this day in history cornell University (Ithaca NY) opens  

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

Oct 08   On this day in history max Slevogt, German painter  

Oct 10   On this day in history 1st written account of a Canadian football game  

Oct 10   On this day in history cuba revolts for independence against Spain  

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

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   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 in the year 1868.  

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   Moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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