On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1868

How the Qwerty Keyboard was Born

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Christopher Latham Sholes patents the Sholes and Glidden typewriter, the first commercially successful of its kind

1868 Highlights

About June 23, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer