What Happened on June 25, 1868

Historical Events

  • Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina readmitted to US
  • US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (inventor of the screw-pile lighthouse), dies at 88
  • Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist (bioelectricity), dies at 57

About June 25, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer