On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1868

Historical Events

  • Cornell University (Ithaca NY) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Hovey, American tennis player (US Nationals 1895), born in Newton Centre, Massachusetts (d. 1945)
1868 Highlights

About October 7, 1868

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 152 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra