What Happened In History Year 1867

Historical Events for the Year 1867

  • 8th January » African American men are granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C.
  • 31st January » Maronite nationalist leader Youssef Karam leaves Lebanon on board a French ship bound for Algeria.
  • 28th February » Seventy years of Holy See-United States relations are ended by a United States Congress Congressional ban on federal funding of diplomacy diplomatic Diplomatic rank Multilateral diplomacy envoys to the Vatican and are not restored until January 10, 1984.
  • 1st March » Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state; Lancaster, Nebraska is renamed Lincoln, Nebraska or Lincoln and becomes the state capital.
  • 2nd March » The U.S. Congress passes the first Reconstruction Act.
  • 11th March » The first performance of 'Don Carlos' by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Paris.
  • 29th March » Victoria of the United Kingdom known as Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
  • 30th March » Alaska is Alaska Purchase e.g purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2-cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.
  • 1st April » Singapore becomes a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland known as British crown colony.
  • 9th April » Alaska Purchase: Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska.
  • 11th May » Luxembourg gains its independence.
  • 29th May » The Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 ("the Compromise") is born through Act 12, which establishes the Austria-Hungary e.g Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • 15th June » Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode Gold mining or gold mine located in Montana.
  • 19th June » Maximilian I of Mexico e.g Maximilian I of the Second Mexican Empire is executed by a Execution by firing squad named firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
  • 1st July » The Constitution Act, 1867 or British North America Act of 1867 takes effect as the Constitution of Canada, creating the Canadian Confederation and the Federation or federal dominion of Canada; Sir John A. Macdonald is sworn in as the first Prime Minister
  • 17th July » Harvard School of Dental Medicine is established in Boston or Boston, Massachusetts. It is the first dental school in the U.S. that is affiliated with a university.
  • 28th August » The United States takes possession of the (at this point unoccupied) Midway Atoll.
  • 2nd September » Mutsuhito, Emperor Meiji of Japan, marries Masako Ichijō. The Queen consort called Empress consort is thereafter known as 'Lady Haruko'. Since her death in 1914, she is called by the posthumous name Empress Shōken.
  • 28th September » Toronto becomes the capital of Ontario.
  • 18th October » United States Alaska Purchase called takes possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russian Empire e.g Russia for $7.2 million. Celebrated annually in the state as Alaska Day.
  • 21st October » Manifest Destiny: Medicine Lodge Treaty Near Medicine Lodge, Kansas known as Medicine Lodge, Kansas a landmark treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native Americans in the United States called Native American Plain
  • 23rd October » 72 Senators are summoned by Royal Proclamation to serve as the first members of the Canadian Senate.
  • 9th November » Tokugawa Shogunate hands power back to the Emperor of Japan, starting the Meiji Restoration.
  • 23rd November » The Manchester Martyrs are hanged in Manchester, England, for killing a police officer while freeing two Irish nationalists from custody.
  • 2nd December » At Tremont Temple in Boston, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.
  • 4th December » Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry called the Grange).
  • 13th December » A Fenian bomb explodes in Clerkenwell, London called London, England, killing six.
  • 18th December » The Angola Horror train wreck occurred.
  • 28th December » United States claims Midway Atoll, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.

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