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Historical Events In 1868

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Dec 02   Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme) in the year 1868.  

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

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

Dec 10   In the year 1868 louis Victor Saar, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1868 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   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   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   On this day in history eugenie Besserer, Watertown NY, actress (Jazz Singer)  

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   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, American actor (d. 1937)  

Jan 03   Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian was born in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 07   Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity was born in the year 1868.  

Jan 09   S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born on this day in history.  

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

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