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Historical Events In 1868

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Dec 02   1st British government of Disraeli resigns in the year 1868.  

Dec 02   Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme) on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1868.  

Dec 07   Jesse James gang robs bank in Gallatin Missouri, kills 1 in the year 1868.  

Dec 09   In the year 1868 1st British govt of Gladstone forms  

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

Dec 10   In the year 1868 louis Victor Saar, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Richard Batka, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41)  

Dec 24   Emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21) in the year 1868.  

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   Eugenie Besserer, Watertown NY, actress (Jazz Singer) on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1868 linus Yale, developer of cylinder lock, dies  

Dec 28   On this day in history marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)  

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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   In the year 1868 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   On this day in history birth of s. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   William Batchelder Bradbury, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 22   Moritz Ganz, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history death of adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62  

Feb 11   On this day in history leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies  

Feb 29   In the year 1868 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81  

Mar 02   On this day in history carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81  

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