On This Day

Historical Events in February 1868

  • Feb 10 Conservatives & military seize Convention Hall in Florida
  • Feb 16 Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks forms (NY)
  • Feb 24 1st US parade with floats (Mardi Gras-Mobile, Alabama)

Historic Event

Feb 24 US House of Representatives vote 126 to 47 to impeach President Andrew Johnson

Historic Event

Feb 29 1st British government of Benjamin Disraeli forms