On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Petrus A Euwens, Dutch vicar/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
  • Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, fourth child and second daughter of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark, born in Marlborough House, London (d. 1935)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Lover, Irish composer, dies at 71
  • Sanosuke Harada, Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
1868 Highlights

About July 6, 1868

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer