On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1868

Historical Events

  • Alvin J Fellows patents tape measure

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & The Sown), born in Washington Hall, County Durham, England (d. 1926)

Archaeologist and Writer Gertrude Bell
Archaeologist and Writer
Gertrude Bell

1868 Highlights

About July 14, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer