On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1868

Historical Events

  • First black US Congressman elected (John W Menard, Louisiana)

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? 151 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio