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1868 in topic:
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Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1868Edit

Meiji Emperor

Jan. 3: Meiji Emperor.

January - MarchEdit

April - JuneEdit

July - SeptemberEdit

Grand Tetons11

July 25: Wyoming territory.

October - DecemberEdit

  • October 10 - Carlos Manuel de Céspedes declared a revolt against Spanish rule in Cuba in an event known as El Grito de Yara, initiating a war that lasted ten years. Cuba would ultimately lose the war at a cost of 400,000 lives and widespread destruction.



1868 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1868

Ab urbe condita 2621
Armenian calendar 1317
Bahá'í calendar 24 – 25
Buddhist calendar 2412
Coptic calendar 1584 – 1585
Ethiopian calendar 1860 – 1861
Hebrew calendar 5628 5629
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1923 – 1924
 - Shaka Samvat 1790 – 1791
 - Kali Yuga 4969 – 4970
Holocene calendar 11868
Iranian calendar 1246 – 1247
Islamic calendar 1284 – 1285
Japanese calendar Keiō 4

(慶応 4 年)

— changed to —
Meiji 1

(明治 元年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2528
Julian calendar 1913
Korean calendar 4201
Thai solar calendar 2411

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1868 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1868 at Familypedia

199 people were born in 1868

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Elijah H. Abel (1815-1882)Mary Stark (1840-1926)
Benjamin Whatmore Adams (1868-1918)Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920)Eliza Agnes Bradley (1846-1925)
Henrietta Elizabeth Allen (1868-1943)John Thomas Allen (bef1861-aft1867)Margaret Caroline McKellar (1838-1919)
George Underwood Alley (1868-1959)George Underwood Alley (1840-1932)Frances Parnell Wernick (1841-1914)
Homer Deforrest Ambrose (1868-1953)George Ambrose (1843-1934)Maria Schmitt (1844-1910)
Josephine Matilda Anlezark (1868-1948)Charles Henry Anlezark (1844-1918)Rachel Harrison (1847-1872)
Ellen Anthoney (c1868-1963)Richard Anthoney (c1837-1929)Ann Betts (c1846-1902)
Alice Mary Aris (1868-1946)William Aris (1833-1906)Jane (c1835-)
Lucy Ettie Artlett (1868-1928)Charles Artlett (1838-1906)Harriett Cramp (c1843-1911)
Herbert Edwin Ashenden (1868-c1955)William Ashenden (1829-1867)Sarah Blackman (1834-1877)
Amelia Avery (1868-1934)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)
Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)Isaac Gallup Avery (1841-1914)Eliza Maria Williams (1844-1906)
Ernest Edward Avis (c1868-1954)James Avis (-bef1912)Lydia (-1911)
Annie Maria Ball (1868-1957)Edward Ball (1834-1877)Ann Dornan (-1921)
Tamás Barcsay de Nagybarcsa (1868-1936)Béla Barcsay de Nagybarcsa (1838-c1895)Mária Sándor de Kénos (c1848-c1900)
... further results

89 children were born to the 92 women born in 1868

126 people died in 1868

 FatherMotherAge at death
John Albury (1794-1868)Henry Albury (1759)Margaret Anne Miller (1760)74
Harriet Anne Ashley-Cooper (1798-1868)Cropley Ashley-Cooper, 6th Earl of Shaftesbury (1768-1851)Anne Spencer (1773-1865)70
Peter Bake (1804-1868)Jacob Bake (1773-1849)Catherine Reppert (1779-1851)64
Sarah Baker (1801-1868)William Baker (1775-1828)Sarah Draper (1773-1827)67
Edwin Baldwin (1805-1868)Henry Baldwin (c1771-1843)Elizabeth Carpenter (1775-1839)63
Jan Banté (c1834-1868)Willem Banté (1799-1868)Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846)
Willem Banté (1799-1868)Harmen Hendrik Banté (1771-1846)Catharina Magreta Waage (1771-1809)
Elizabeth Barton (c1797-aft1868)John Barton (1771-1834)Ann Harrison (c1780-)71
Jan Besseling (1787-1868)Gerardus Besseling (1756-1823)Marijtje Nuin Fokel (?-?)81
Robert Best (c1810-1868)
Mary Jane Bigelow (1827-1868)Nahum Bigelow (1785-1851)Mary Gibbs (1809-1888)41
James Blackman (c1792-1868)James Blackman (1759-1842)Elizabeth Harley (1765-1842)76
Solomon Bowerman (1816-1868)George Bowerman (1791-1820)Mary Ann Partridge (1797-1877)52
Richard Boyle, 4th Earl of Shannon (1809-1868)Henry Boyle, 3rd Earl of Shannon (1771-1842)Sarah Hyde (-1820)59
George Brain (1840-1868)Thomas Brain (1815-1854)Maria Butler (1818-1848)
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11503 people lived in 1868

Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Hannah Abbot (1789-1871)William Abbot (1748-1793)Phebe Ballard (1752-1846)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893)Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862)Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Rachel Abbott (1835-1911)Jonathan Abbott (c1800-c1848)Ada Wright (1799-1882)
Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (c1848-1891)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Elijah H. Abel (1815-1882)Mary Stark (1840-1926)
Arunah Shepardson Abell (1806-1888)Caleb Abell (1763-1842)Elona Shepardson (1767-1847)
John Aberdein (1815-1880)James Aberdein (1785-1855)Margaret Hogg (1785-1857)
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Events of the year 1868 at FamilypediaEdit

200 people were married in 1868.

 Joined with
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)
Janet Algie (c1851-1940)Charles Fulljames (1840-1907)
David Harden Allred (1825-1908)Elizabeth Aurora Brown (1828-1866) + Else Catherine Mortensen (1851-1922)
Eliza Elvira Allred (1853-1913)Redick Reddin Allred (1848-1940)
James Tillman Sanford Allred (1854-1902)Boleta Christena Anderson (1854-1948)
Redick Reddin Allred (1848-1940)Eliza Elvira Allred (1853-1913)
Boleta Christena Anderson (1854-1948)James Tillman Sanford Allred (1854-1902)
Charles George Arbuthnot (1824-1899)Caroline Charlotte Clarke (c1845-1909)
Johann Georg Bach (1836-1903)Elizabethe Margarethe Schauer (1839-1917)
Ann Maria Bacon (1848-1914)James Adolphus Frederick Elliott (1849-1914)
Charles Bacon (1846-1941)Hannah Kathlene Canham (1853-1942)
Hephzibah Baker (1849-1937)James Tracey (1841-1917)
William Jury Baker (1847-1899)Mary Ann Maria Payne (1848-1923)
Henry William Stark Beales (1843-1888)Mary Ann Ratcliff (1847-1921)
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There were 0 military battles in 1868.

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