On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1868

Historical Events

  • Meiji Restoration returns authority to Japan's emperors

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz V M Cumont, Belgian religious historian

Famous Deaths

  • Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, dies at 75
1868 Highlights

About January 3, 1868

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn