Historical Events In 1868
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Dec 02 In the year 1868 1st British government of Disraeli resigns
Dec 02 Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme) on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 1868 trial of Jefferson Davis starts; 1st blacks on US trial jury
Dec 03 On this day in history trial of Jefferson Davis starts; first blacks on US trial jury
Dec 04 Richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter in the year 1868.
Dec 05 1st American bicycle college opens (NY) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1868.
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 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 in the year 1868.
Dec 11 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer on this day in history.
Dec 14 Richard Batka, composer on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1868 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 On this day in history despite bitter opposition, Pres A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in Southern rebellion (Civil War)
Dec 25 Despite bitter opposition, President A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in the Southern rebellion (the Civil War) on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1868 eugenie Besserer, Watertown NY, actress (Jazz Singer)
Dec 25 On this day in history linus Yale, developer of cylinder lock, dies
Dec 28 On this day in history marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)