On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1868

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

1st performance of Johannes Brahms' "A German Requiem"

Composer and Conductor Johannes Brahms
Composer and Conductor
Johannes Brahms
  • British defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGeorge Arliss

George Arliss, British actor (Devil, Green Goddess), born in London, England (d. 1946)


1868 Highlights

About April 10, 1868

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries