On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1868

Historical Events

  • Earthquakes kill 25,000 & causes $300 million damages (Peru & Ecuador)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier (26) weds ZoƩ Lafontaine (27) in Montreal, Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier
Prime Minister of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier

1868 Highlights

About August 13, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo