What Happened on November 11, 1868

Historical Events

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

Victory 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

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? 154 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio