On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1868

Historical Events

  • 1st use of tax stamps on cigarettes

Famous Birthdays

  • Miron Cristea, 1st Patriarch of All Romania (d. 1939)

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, dies at 75
  • Johann Friedrich Kittl, Czech composer, dies at 62
1868 Highlights

About July 20, 1868

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer