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Historical Events In 1868

Friday, 15 November 2019

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

Oct 11   Thomas Edison patents his 1st invention: electric voice machine in the year 1868.  

Oct 16   In the year 1868 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   On this day in history bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle)  

Oct 21   Severe earthquake at 7 53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif in the year 1868.  

Oct 21   In the year 1868 severe earthquake at 7:53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif  

Oct 22   Jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant," premieres in NYC in the year 1868.  

Oct 23   Rama V, [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910) in the year 1868.  

Oct 26   In the year 1868 b F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated  

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

Oct 30   John Menard of Louisiana is 1st black elected to Congress in the year 1868.  

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   1st black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Nov 13   In the year 1868 gioacchino (Antonio) Rossini composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76  

Nov 13   Gioachino (Antonio) Rossini, composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history pierre Maurice, composer  

Nov 22   In the year 1868 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   Scott Joplin, US, entertainer/composer (The Entertainer) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 27   On this day in history battle at Washita-Gen Custer defeats Cheyennes  

Nov 27   Black Kettle, [Motavato], Cheyenne chief, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1868

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1868 birth of snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)  

Jan 03   Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 09   In the year 1868 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   In the year 1868 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   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

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

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