Events, Births, and Deaths occured in year 1868

Historical Events

Bank of Bombay was established.

Ardeshir Burjorji Sorabji Godrej was born. He was a businessman who co-founded the Godrej Brothers Company, the precursor of the Godrej Group of companies.

August 18 - The element later named as helium was first detected in the spectrum of the Sun's chromosphere by French astronomer Jules Janssen during a total eclipse in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, but assumed to be sodium.

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February 18 - Sanatan Dharma Dhurandar Acharya Maharaj Shree 1008 Ayodyaprasadji Maharaj passed away. He was the first Acharya of the NarNarayan Dev Gadi of the Swaminarayan Sampraday.

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