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Historical Events In 1868

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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   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   On this day in history richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter  

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 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   On this day in history ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer  

Dec 14   In the year 1868 richard Batka, composer  

Dec 15   In the year 1868 shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō.  

Dec 20   On this day in history harvey S Firestone, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road  

Dec 22   John Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41) in the year 1868.  

Dec 24   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1868 birth of franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian  

Jan 06   In the year 1868 birth of vittorio Monti, composer  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

Jan 09   S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939) was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 11   Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940) was born in the year 1868.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66 in the year 1868.  

Jan 22   On this day in history moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61  

Jan 28   Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 died on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies in the year 1868.  

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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