The year 1868 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1868 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.
|Christopher L. Sholes received a patent for a typewriter.
|US President Andrew Johnson passed a law for government employees to work eight hours a day.
|The first weekly issue of Amrit Bazar Patrika was published in Bengali.
|The refrigerator car was patented by William Davis, a fish trader in Detroit.
|The British War Office approved the formation of the Army Post Office Corps.
|The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company was formed.
|Hampton General and Agricultural Institute was established in the Hamptons of Virginia.
|The first popular bicycle race was held at Paris de Saint-Cloud.
|The first Trades Union Congress was held in Manchester, England.
|The Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution was approved.
|Earthquakes in Peru and Ecuador killed 25,000 people and caused $ 300 million in damage.
|The Battle of Elkolle caused Spain's queen Isabella II to flee France.
|Thomas Edison made his first patent electric vote recorder.
|US presidential election 1868: Ulysses S. Grant defeated Hortio Seymour in the election.
|The first American Bicycle College opened.
|Boshin War: The Battle of Toba–Fushimi, where pro-Imperial forces defeated those of the Tokugawa shogunate and which was a catalyst for the Meiji Restoration, began in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto.
|Andrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached.
|A British military campaign for Abycinia ended in a tug of war in Ethiopia and later Emperor Todros II committed suicide.
|Boshin War-Troops of Tokugawa removed Untunomia Castle's Brett and moved backwards towards Nikko and Aizu.
|Boshin War: Tokugawa Aizu's soldiers opted out of the battle of Untunomia Castle and retreated north
|Christopher Latham Sholes found a patent for an invention he called "Type-Writer". Christopher Latham Shools was an American inventor who first invented practical typewriter and QWERTY keyboard that is still in use today. He was also a newspaper publisher and a politician of Wisconsin.
|The fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, including the citizenship section and the same security segment, was determined by the minimum essential twenty -seven American states.
|A major earthquake near Peru's Arika caused an estimated 25,000 sqft, and the later tsunami caused great damage as Hawaii and New Zealand.
|Remone Emeterio Basens led a rebellious Spanish rule Grito de Lares at Puerto Rico.
|Russian frigate Alexander Nevsky ruined the northwest juteland, almost the Grand Duke Alexi drowned.
|The University University was inaugurated in Ethaka, New York, with an initial enrollment of 412 students the next day.