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Historical Events In 1868

Friday, 16 November 2018

Oct 10   Guillermo M Tomas, composer in the year 1868.  

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   Constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect in the year 1868.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history severe earthquake at 7:53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif  

Oct 22   Jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Rama V, [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Nov 02   On this day in history time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally  

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

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) in the year 1868.  

Nov 04   The birth of Scott Joplin, Renowned 'ragtime' pianist in the year 1868.  

Nov 09   Andrea d' Angeli, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 11   On this day in history edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist  

Nov 13   American Philological Association organized in NY in the year 1868.  

Nov 13   Gioacchino (Antonio) Rossini composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76 in the year 1868.  

Nov 13   On this day in history gioachino (Antonio) Rossini, composer (Barber of Seville), dies at 76  

Nov 13   Pierre Maurice, composer on this day in history.  

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   Scott Joplin, US, entertainer/composer (The Entertainer) in the year 1868.  

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

Nov 27   Battle at Washita-Gen Custer defeats Cheyennes in the year 1868.  

Nov 27   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1868.  

Jan 07   On this day in history william Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51  

Jan 14   In the year 1868 heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66  

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   Leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 29   In the year 1868 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81  

Mar 02   Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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