What Happened on August 10, 1868

Famous Birthdays

Hugo Eckener (1868-1954)

German inventor and commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin during its record-setting flights, born in Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein

  • Paul Warburg, German-American investment banker who influenced and encouraged the design of the Federal Reserve, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1932)
Born in 1868

Famous Deaths

  • Hadzhi Dimitar, Bulgarian military leader and revolutionary who fought against Ottoman rule, killed in battle at 28
1868 Highlights

About August 10, 1868

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo