On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1868

Famous Deaths

  • Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer (Brudefaerden i Hardanger), dies at 52
  • Thaddeus Stevens, US Radical Republican congressional leader (Rep-R), dies at 76
1868 Highlights

About August 11, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo