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.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1868 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
23 JuneChristopher L. Sholes received a patent for a typewriter.
25 JuneUS President Andrew Johnson passed a law for government employees to work eight hours a day.
20 FebruaryThe first weekly issue of Amrit Bazar Patrika was published in Bengali.
16 JanuaryThe refrigerator car was patented by William Davis, a fish trader in Detroit.
10 FebruaryThe British War Office approved the formation of the Army Post Office Corps.
24 MarchThe Metropolitan Life Insurance Company was formed.
01 AprilHampton General and Agricultural Institute was established in the Hamptons of Virginia.
31 MayThe first popular bicycle race was held at Paris de Saint-Cloud.
02 JuneThe first Trades Union Congress was held in Manchester, England.
09 JulyThe Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution was approved.
13 AugustEarthquakes in Peru and Ecuador killed 25,000 people and caused $ 300 million in damage.
28 SeptemberThe Battle of Elkolle caused Spain's queen Isabella II to flee France.
28 OctoberThomas Edison made his first patent electric vote recorder.
03 NovemberUS presidential election 1868: Ulysses S. Grant defeated Hortio Seymour in the election.
05 DecemberThe first American Bicycle College opened.
27 JanuaryBoshin 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.
24 FebruaryAndrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached.
10 AprilA British military campaign for Abycinia ended in a tug of war in Ethiopia and later Emperor Todros II committed suicide.
14 MayBoshin War-Troops of Tokugawa removed Untunomia Castle's Brett and moved backwards towards Nikko and Aizu.
14 MayBoshin War: Tokugawa Aizu's soldiers opted out of the battle of Untunomia Castle and retreated north
23 JuneChristopher 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.
09 JulyThe 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.
13 AugustA major earthquake near Peru's Arika caused an estimated 25,000 sqft, and the later tsunami caused great damage as Hawaii and New Zealand.
23 SeptemberRemone Emeterio Basens led a rebellious Spanish rule Grito de Lares at Puerto Rico.
25 SeptemberRussian frigate Alexander Nevsky ruined the northwest juteland, almost the Grand Duke Alexi drowned.
07 OctoberThe University University was inaugurated in Ethaka, New York, with an initial enrollment of 412 students the next day.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1868 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
10 AprilIn Ethiopia, the British and Indian Army defeated the army of Tavodroz II and 700 Ethiopians were killed in this war, while only two British-Indian soldiers were martyred.
18 AugustDuring the total solar eclipse in Guntur, India, astronomer Pierre Zainsen discovered helium by analyzing the sun's ocrromosphor.

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