Historical Events In 1868
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Mar 21 In the year 1868 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC
Mar 22 On this day in history hamish MacCunn, composer
Mar 23 On this day in history u of Calif founded (Oakland Calif)
Mar 23 In the year 1868 university of California founded (Oakland CA)
Mar 24 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms in the year 1868.
Mar 25 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902) in the year 1868.
Mar 26 Fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36) on this day in history.
Mar 27 Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You) on this day in history.
Mar 27 The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York on this day in history.
Mar 28 In the year 1868 cuno Amiet, Swiss painter
Mar 28 Death of the Earl of Cardigan, British general who led the ill-conceived Charge of the Light Brigade against the Russians during the Crimean War in the year 1868.
Mar 28 On this day in history james Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70
Mar 29 On this day in history ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868.
Mar 31 On this day in history chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China
Mar 31 In the year 1868 karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist
Apr 01 In the year 1868 edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)
Apr 01 In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens
Apr 01 In the year 1868 the birth of Edmond Rostand, French author
Apr 01 In the year 1868 the Canadian Government fixes a uniform first class postal rate of three cents; establishes Post Office Savings Bank.
Apr 02 Eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret) in the year 1868.
Apr 03 In the year 1868 an Hawaiian surfs on highest wave ever, he rides a 50' tidal wave
Apr 03 Franz Adolf Berwald, Swedish composer, dies at 71 in the year 1868.
Apr 05 J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892) on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife
Apr 06 In the year 1868 brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife
Apr 07 Thomas D'Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish, in one of the few Canadian political assassinations, and the only one of a federal politician in the year 1868.
Apr 08 Hampton Institute opens in the year 1868.
Apr 10 On this day in history 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem"
Apr 10 Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala on this day in history.
Apr 10 On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
Apr 11 The Shogunate is abolished in Japan on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala.
Apr 13 In the year 1868 john Blackwood McEwen, composer
Apr 13 Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide on this day in history.