On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1868

Historical Events

  • Surrey wicket-keeper Ted Pooley completes a then-1st class cricket record 12 dismissals (8 caught, 4 stumped) in a County match against Sussex at The Oval

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Coles, American anti-slavery advocate and politician (Governor of Illinois, 1822-26), dies at 81
1868 Highlights

About July 7, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 153 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer