On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1868

Historical Events

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

Famous Weddings

Wilfrid Laurier

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

1868 Highlights

About August 13, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo