On This Day

November 3, 1868 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • John Willis Menard from Louisiana is elected the first black US Congressman (opposition to his election means he never sits in Congress)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant