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Historical Events In 1868

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

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

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

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

Oct 17   In the year 1868 constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect  

Oct 19   Bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Severe earthquake at 7 53 AM, centered in Hayward, Calif on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1868.  

Oct 26   B F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1868 standard uniform approved for postal carriers  

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

Nov 03   1st black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   First black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 09   In the year 1868 andrea d' Angeli, composer  

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

Nov 11   Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history american Philological Association organized in NY  

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

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

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

Nov 22   John Nance Garner, (D) 32nd VP (1933-41) in the year 1868.  

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

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   Battle at Washita-Gen Custer defeats Cheyennes on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the inauguration of a statue of King Charles XII of Sweden takes place in the King's garden in Stockholm.  

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   Snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1868 birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

Jan 07   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born in the year 1868.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born in the year 1868.  

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   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   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Mar 02   In the year 1868 carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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