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)

Election of Interest

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

About November 3, 1868

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio