On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1868

Historical Events

  • John Willis Menard from Louisiana is elected the first black US Congressman (opposition to his election means he never sits in Congress)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Ulysses S. Grant (R) wins US presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant
1868 Highlights

About November 3, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio