Historical Events In 1868
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Oct 10 On this day in history guillermo M Tomas, composer
Oct 11 Thomas Edison patents his 1st invention: electric voice machine on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history franz X Ritter von Epp, German general (China)
Oct 17 On this day in history constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect
Oct 19 In the year 1868 bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle)
Oct 21 In the year 1868 severe earthquake at 7 53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif
Oct 21 On this day in history severe earthquake at 7:53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif
Oct 22 In the year 1868 jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant," premieres in NYC
Oct 23 Rama V, [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910) on this day in history.
Oct 26 On this day in history b F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated
Oct 26 On this day in history white terrorists kill several blacks in St Bernard Parish La
Oct 30 On this day in history john Menard of Louisiana is 1st black elected to Congress
Oct 31 In the year 1868 standard uniform approved for postal carriers
Nov 02 In the year 1868 time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally
Nov 03 On this day in history 1st black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana)
Nov 03 First black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana) on this day in history.
Nov 03 Ulysses Grant (R) wins presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D) on this day in history.
Nov 04 The birth of Scott Joplin, Renowned 'ragtime' pianist on this day in history.
Nov 09 Andrea d' Angeli, composer in the year 1868.
Nov 11 In the year 1868 1st American amateur track & field meet (NYC)
Nov 11 Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist in the year 1868.
Nov 13 American Philological Association organized in NY on this day in history.
Nov 13 On this day in history gioacchino (Antonio) Rossini composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76
Nov 13 On this day in history gioachino (Antonio) Rossini, composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76
Nov 13 In the year 1868 pierre Maurice, composer
Nov 22 On this day in history john Nance Garner, (D) 32nd VP (1933-41)
Nov 23 In the year 1868 louis Ducos du Hauron patents trichrome color photo process
Nov 24 In the year 1868 scott Joplin, US, entertainer/composer (The Entertainer)
Nov 26 In the year 1868 1st baseball game played in enclosed field in SF, at 25th & Folsom
Nov 27 Battle at Washita-Gen Custer defeats Cheyennes on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1868 black Kettle, [Motavato], Cheyenne chief, dies
Nov 28 In the year 1868 frantisek Alois Drdla, composer
Nov 30 The inauguration of a statue of King Charles XII of Sweden takes place in the King's garden in Stockholm on this day in history.
Dec 01 John D Rockefeller begins anti oil war on this day in history.