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Historical Events In 1868

Saturday, 19 January 2019

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   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   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   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 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   In the year 1868 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   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   On this day in history 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   Andrea d' Angeli, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 13   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1868.  

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

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

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 in the year 1868.  

Feb 11   In the year 1868 leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies  

Feb 29   On this day in history [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81  

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

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