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Historical Events In 1868

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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   On this day in history constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect  

Oct 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   B F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated in the year 1868.  

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   In the year 1868 standard uniform approved for postal carriers  

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

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

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

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

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

Nov 13   In the year 1868 pierre Maurice, composer  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   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 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   On this day in history birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist  

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   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   In the year 1868 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 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1868.  

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