On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1868

Historical Events

  • University of Illinois opens

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, dies at 81
1868 Highlights

About March 2, 1868

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces