1868

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May 19, 2022

1868 (Roman numerals: MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year beginning on a Wednesday in the Gregorian calendar. Template:Month of the year 1868

Events

January

January 3 - Emperor Meiji orders the beginning of constitutional renewal. January 5 : The beginning of the Paraguay-Brazil war. The Brazilian army captures Asuncion. Outbreak of the Dragon War in Japan. January 10: Shogunate General Duc Xuyen Khanh Gia declares the Meiji Restoration illegal.July King Tu Duc ordered the construction of a garden of Du Da (Du Da Vien) on Con Da Vien in Hue.

October

October 10 - Cuba's independence.

Born

April 18 – Duong Thi Thuc, title of Queen Mother Khon Nghi, seventh king of Dong Khanh (d. 1944).

Lose

May 17 – Kondō Isami, chief of the Shinsengumi (b. 1834) July 19 – Okita Sōji, captain of the 1st Shinsengumi squad (b. 1844)

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