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Historical Events In 1868

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Oct 10   Guillermo M Tomas, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1868 thomas Edison patents his 1st invention: electric voice machine  

Oct 16   On this day in history franz X Ritter von Epp, German general (China)  

Oct 17   Constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect on this day in history.  

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   Severe earthquake at 7:53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif in the year 1868.  

Oct 22   On this day in history 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   B F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated in the year 1868.  

Oct 26   White terrorists kill several blacks in St Bernard Parish La in the year 1868.  

Oct 30   On this day in history john Menard of Louisiana is 1st black elected to Congress  

Oct 31   Standard uniform approved for postal carriers on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1868 time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally  

Nov 03   In the year 1868 1st black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana)  

Nov 03   On this day in history first black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana)  

Nov 03   In the year 1868 ulysses Grant (R) wins presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)  

Nov 04   On this day in history the birth of Scott Joplin, Renowned 'ragtime' pianist  

Nov 09   On this day in history andrea d' Angeli, composer  

Nov 11   1st American amateur track & field meet (NYC) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   In the year 1868 edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist  

Nov 13   In the year 1868 american Philological Association organized in NY  

Nov 13   In the year 1868 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   Pierre Maurice, composer in the year 1868.  

Nov 22   John Nance Garner, (D) 32nd VP (1933-41) on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Louis Ducos du Hauron patents trichrome color photo process in the year 1868.  

Nov 24   On this day in history scott Joplin, US, entertainer/composer (The Entertainer)  

Nov 26   1st baseball game played in enclosed field in SF, at 25th & Folsom on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1868.  

Dec 01   In the year 1868 john D Rockefeller begins anti oil war  

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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   In the year 1868 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   In the year 1868 birth of s. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)  

Jan 11   In the year 1868 birth of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   In the year 1868 william Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61  

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   [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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