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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.  

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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   Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Jan 09   S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66  

Jan 22   Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1868 death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

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

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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