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Historical Events In 1868

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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   In the year 1868 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   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 in the year 1868.  

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

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 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   In the year 1868 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) in the year 1868.  

Nov 04   In the year 1868 the birth of Scott Joplin, Renowned 'ragtime' pianist  

Nov 09   Andrea d' Angeli, composer in the year 1868.  

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

Nov 11   Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist in the year 1868.  

Nov 13   In the year 1868 american Philological Association organized in NY  

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   Pierre Maurice, composer in the year 1868.  

Nov 22   In the year 1868 john Nance Garner, (D) 32nd VP (1933-41)  

Nov 23   On this day in history louis Ducos du Hauron patents trichrome color photo process  

Nov 24   Scott Joplin, US, entertainer/composer (The Entertainer) in the year 1868.  

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

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

Nov 27   In the year 1868 black Kettle, [Motavato], Cheyenne chief, dies  

Nov 28   Frantisek Alois Drdla, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1868 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   On this day in history birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born in the year 1868.  

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   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   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   On this day in history moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61  

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

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

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