Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s - 1860s - 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
Years: 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 - 1868 - 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873
Arts, Sciences, Literature and Philosophy
- S.P.L. Sørensen - Danish chemist,
- Georges Lacombe - French artist
- February 23 - W.E.B. DuBois, civil rights leader (+ 1963)
- March 28 - Maxim Gorky, author (+ 1936)
- April 10 - George Arliss, actor
- May 6 - Nicholas II of Russia (+ 1918)
- May 6 - Gaston Leroux, writer (+ 1927)
- July 14 - Gertrude Bell[?], archaeologist, writer, spy and administrator known as the "Uncrowned Queen of Iraq" (+ 1926)
- October 18 - Ernst Didring, Swedish writer (+ 1931)
- November 24 - Scott Joplin, musician and composer.
- February 11 - Léon Foucault, astronomer.
- March 4 - Jesse Chisholm[?], Old West pioneer
- March 28 - James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, British military leader
- May 23 - Kit Carson, trapper, scout, Indian agent, soldier, legend
- June 1 - James Buchanan, U.S. President
- Gioacchino Rossini, Italian composer.
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