On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1868

Historical Events

  • 1st American amateur track & field meet (NYC)

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

War of the Triple Alliance: Allied victory in the Battle of Avay leaves 3,000 Paraguayan soldiers dead, 600 wounded and the road to Asunción open

President of Paraguay Francisco Solano López
President of Paraguay
Francisco Solano López

Famous Birthdays

  • Édouard Vuillard, French painter and graphic artist, born in Cuiseaux, Saône-et-Loire, France (d. 1940)
1868 Highlights

About November 11, 1868

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio