Historical Events In 1868
Thursday, 18 August 2022
Mar 21 In the year 1868 1st US professional women's club, Sorosis, forms in NYC
Mar 22 Hamish MacCunn, composer in the year 1868.
Mar 23 U of Calif founded (Oakland Calif) on this day in history.
Mar 23 University of California founded (Oakland CA) on this day in history.
Mar 24 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms in the year 1868.
Mar 25 In the year 1868 bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902)
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 In the year 1868 the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.
Mar 28 On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter
Mar 28 In the year 1868 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.
Mar 28 In the year 1868 james Thomas Brudenell, 7th earl of Cardigan, dies at about 70
Mar 29 In the year 1868 ka'u District, Hawaii a 7.0 earthquake, the foreshock of the 7.9 earthquake on April 03, 1868.
Mar 31 In the year 1868 chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China
Mar 31 Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist on this day in history.
Apr 01 Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac) on this day in history.
Apr 01 In the year 1868 hampton Institute opens
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history eduard Jacobs, singer/pianist (Dutch cabaret)
Apr 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1868 j F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test S Africa 1892)
Apr 06 In the year 1868 brigham Young marries his 27th & final wife
Apr 06 Brigham Young marries his 27th &final wife on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history hampton Institute opens
Apr 10 In the year 1868 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem"
Apr 10 Brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala in the year 1868.
Apr 10 On this day in history george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
Apr 11 On this day in history the Shogunate is abolished in Japan.
Apr 13 Abyssinian War ends as British and Indian troops capture Magdala on this day in history.
Apr 13 John Blackwood McEwen, composer in the year 1868.
Apr 13 Theodorus, [Kasa], emperor of Abyssinia, commits suicide in the year 1868.