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Historical Events In 1868

Saturday, 16 November 2019

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

Dec 02   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Louis Victor Saar, composer in the year 1868.  

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   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   Harvey S Firestone, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road on this day in history.  

Dec 22   In the year 1868 john Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41)  

Dec 24   On this day in history emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21)  

Dec 25   Despite bitter opposition, Pres A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in Southern rebellion (Civil War) in the year 1868.  

Dec 25   In the year 1868 despite bitter opposition, President A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in the Southern rebellion (the Civil War)  

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) in the year 1868.  

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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 in the year 1868.  

Jan 03   Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Vittorio Monti, composer was born in the year 1868.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1868 birth of frank Dyson, proved Einstein right about light bent by gravity  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of s. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist (d. 1939)  

Jan 11   In the year 1868 birth of cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (d. 1940)  

Jan 14   Catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief) was born in the year 1868.  

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 in the year 1868.  

Jan 14   Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1868 leon Foucault, discovers 1st physical proof of Earth's rotation, dies  

Feb 29   [Charles] Louis I [Augustus], King of Bavaria (L Montez), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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