On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1868

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Tom Morris Jr. beats his father, Tom Morris Sr. by 3 strokes; at 17 young Morris remains youngest Open champion
  • Grito de Lares proclaims Puerto Rico's independence (crushed by Spain)
1868 Highlights

About September 23, 1868

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra