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Historical Events In 1868

Friday, 16 November 2018

Dec 02   On this day in history 1st British government of Disraeli resigns  

Dec 02   On this day in history francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme)  

Dec 03   On this day in history trial of Jefferson Davis starts; 1st blacks on US trial jury  

Dec 03   Trial of Jefferson Davis starts; first blacks on US trial jury in the year 1868.  

Dec 04   Richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1868 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)  

Dec 07   Jesse James gang robs bank in Gallatin Missouri, kills 1 on this day in history.  

Dec 09   1st British govt of Gladstone forms on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history fritz Haber, German phycist-chemist (Nobel 1919)  

Dec 10   Louis Victor Saar, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 10   In the year 1868 the first traffic lights are installed outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps.  

Dec 11   In the year 1868 ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer  

Dec 14   On this day in history richard Batka, composer  

Dec 15   On this day in history shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō.  

Dec 20   In the year 1868 harvey S Firestone, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road  

Dec 22   John Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1868 emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21)  

Dec 25   In the year 1868 despite bitter opposition, Pres A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in Southern rebellion (Civil War)  

Dec 25   On this day in history despite bitter opposition, President A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in the Southern rebellion (the Civil War)  

Dec 25   Eugenie Besserer, Watertown NY, actress (Jazz Singer) in the year 1868.  

Dec 25   Linus Yale, developer of cylinder lock, dies in the year 1868.  

Dec 28   Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers) 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 in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1868 birth of abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist  

Jan 08   In the year 1868 birth of frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

Jan 09   In the year 1868 birth of s. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)  

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   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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   Leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies in the year 1868.  

Feb 29   In the year 1868 [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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