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Historical Events In 1868

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

Dec 02   In the year 1868 francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme)  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1868 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   On this day in history 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)  

Dec 07   On this day in history jesse James gang robs bank in Gallatin Missouri, kills 1  

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

Dec 09   Fritz Haber, German phycist-chemist (Nobel 1919) in the year 1868.  

Dec 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1868 ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer  

Dec 14   On this day in history richard Batka, composer  

Dec 15   Shogunate rebels found Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1868 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) in the year 1868.  

Dec 25   Eugenie Besserer, Watertown NY, actress (Jazz Singer) on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Linus Yale, developer of cylinder lock, dies on this day in history.  

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   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   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 08   Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1868 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   In the year 1868 moritz Hauptmann, composer, dies at 75  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1868 [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81  

Mar 02   Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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