On This Day

June 25, 1868 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina readmitted to US
  • US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day

Deaths in History

  • Alexander Mitchell, Irish engineer (inventor of the screw-pile lighthouse), dies at 88
  • Carlo Matteucci, Italian physicist and neurophysiologist (bioelectricity), dies at 57
1868 in History