On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1868

Historical Events

  • 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 only federal politician

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Irish-Canadian journalist and Father of Confederation, dies at 42
1868 Highlights

About April 7, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries