Historical Events for Year 1867

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Jan 8th - Legislation gives suffrage to DC blacks, despite President Johnson's veto
Jan 8th - African American men granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C.
Jan 11th - Benito Juárez becomes the Mexican president again.
Jan 12th - Leo Tolstoy's "Smert Ioonna Groznogo," premieres in St Petersburg
Jan 31st - Maronite nationalist leader Youssef Karam leaves Lebanon on board of a French ship for Algeria
Feb 1st - Bricklayers start working 8-hour days
Feb 3rd - Prince Mutsuhito, 14, becomes Emperor Meiji of Japan (1867-1912)
Feb 6th - Peabody Fund forms to promote Black education in southern USA
Feb 8th - The Ausgleich results in the establishment of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
Feb 13th - Johann Strauss' "Blue Danube" waltz premieres in Vienna
Feb 14th - Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co issues 1st policy
Feb 14th - Morehouse College organizes (Augusta Georgia)
Feb 17th - 1st ship passes through Suez Canal
Feb 17th - Gyula Andressy becomes premier of Hungary
Mar 1st - Howard University, Washington DC, chartered
Mar 1st - Most of Nebraska becomes 37th US state (expanded later)
Mar 2nd - 1st Reconstruction act passed by US Congress
Mar 2nd - US Congress abolishes peonage in New Mexico
Mar 2nd - US Congress created the Department of Education
Outlaw Jesse JamesOutlaw Jesse James Mar 2nd - Jesse James gang robs bank in Savannah Missouri, 1 dead
Mar 2nd - US Congress creates the Department of Education
Mar 8th - The British North America Act is passed in the House of Commons, and would serve as a constitution for Canada for the next 100 years
Mar 11th - Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlos" premieres in Paris
Mar 12th - Last French troops leave Mexico
Mar 15th - Michigan becomes 1st state to tax property to support a university
Mar 16th - First publication of an article by Joseph Lister outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery, in The Lancet.
17th US President Andrew Johnson17th US President Andrew Johnson Mar 23rd - Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson's veto
Mar 29th - British North America Act (Canadian constitution) passes
Mar 29th - Congress approves Lincoln Memorial
Mar 30th - US buys Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000 (2 cents an acre - Seward's Folly)
Apr 1st - Blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama
Apr 1st - International Exhibition opens in Paris
Apr 1st - Singapore, Penang & Malakka become British crown colonies
Apr 23rd - Queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel
Apr 24th - Black demonstrators stage ride-ins on Richmond Va streetcars
Apr 25th - Tokyo opens for foreign trade
Apr 27th - Opera "Romeo et Juliette" is produced (Paris)
May 1st - Howard University chartered
May 1st - Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration
May 3rd - The Hudson's Bay Company gives up all claims to Vancouver Island.
May 7th - Blacks stage ride-in to protest segregation in New Orleans
May 11th - Treaty of London drawn, concerning Luxembourg
Philosopher and Political Economist John Stuart MillPhilosopher and Political Economist John Stuart Mill May 20th - British parliament rejects John Stuart Mills' proposals on women's suffrage
May 20th - Royal Albert Hall of Arts & Sciences foundation laid by Queen Victoria
May 23rd - Jesse James gang robs bank in Richmond, Missouri (2 die, $4,000 taken)
Jun 12th - Austro-Hungarian Empire forms
Jun 15th - Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana.
Jun 19th - 1st Belmont: J Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05
Jun 20th - US President Andrew Johnson announces purchase of Alaska
Jun 22nd - Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, 80
Jun 25th - 1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio
Jun 27th - Bank of California opens doors
Jun 29th - Pope Pius IX declares Gorcumse holy martyrs
Prime Minister of Canada John A. MacdonaldPrime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald Jul 1st - The Dominion of Canada is formed, comprising the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario & Quebec, with John A. Macdonald serving as the first Prime Minister
Jul 2nd - 1st US elevated railroad begins service, NYC
Jul 9th - An unsuccessful expedition led by E.D Young sets out to search for Dr David Livingstone (Scottish missionary and explorer).
Jul 15th - San Francisco Merchants' Exchange opens
Jul 16th - Amstel Hotel, "the dignified old lady" opens in Amsterdam
Jul 16th - D R Averill patents ready-mixed paint
Jul 16th - Joseph Monier patents reinforced concrete
Jul 17th - 1st US dental school, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, established
Physician and Explorer David LivingstonePhysician and Explorer David Livingstone Jul 19th - US Congress passed 3rd Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson's veto
Jul 19th - Dutch Red Cross forms
Jul 21st - City Gardens on Folsom opens
Aug 1st - Blacks vote for 1st time in a US state election in the South (Tenn)
Aug 12th - Pres A Johnson defies Congress suspending Sec of War Edwin Stanton
Aug 15th - 2nd Reform Bill extends suffrage in England
Aug 22nd - Fisk University forms, 1867
Aug 28th - United States occupy Midway Islands in Pacific
Sep 1st - Robert T Freeman is 1st black to graduate from Harvard Dental School
Sep 2nd - 1st Girl School opens in Haarlem Neth
Sep 9th - Luxembourg gains independence
Sep 12th - 2nd synagogue in Curacao, Emanu-El of Willemstad, inaugurated
Sep 13th - Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors
Sep 16th - Ottawa Rough Riders & Senators play Canadian Football game
Sep 25th - Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Wash DC
Sep 28th - Toronto becomes capital of Ontario
Sep 28th - The United States takes control of Midway Island.
Sep 30th - Midway Islands formally declared a US possession
Communist Philosopher Karl MarxCommunist Philosopher Karl Marx Oct 1st - Karl Marx' "Das Kapital," published
Oct 5th - Last day of Julian calendar in Alaska
Oct 14th - 15th & last Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigns in Japan
Oct 16th - Alaska adopts Gregorian calendar, crosses intl date line
Oct 18th - US takes formal possession of Alaska from Russia ($7.2 million)
Oct 22nd - Foundation of the National University of Colombia.
Oct 23rd - 72 Senators are summoned by Royal Proclamation to serve as the first members of the Canadian Senate.
Oct 27th - Garibaldi marches on Rome
Oct 28th - Maimonides College in Penns is 1st Jewish college in the US
Oct 29th - Mail packets "Rhone" & "Wye" capsizes off St Thomas Virgin Islands
Nov 1st - "Harpers Bazaar" publishes
Nov 3rd - Battle at Mentana: French/pontifical troops beat Garibaldi
Nov 4th - 90 kegs of powder used to get rock from Telegraph Hill for seawall
Nov 23rd - The Manchester Martyrs were hanged in Manchester, England for rescuing two Irish men from jail.
Chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. Alfred Bernhard NobelChemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. Alfred Bernhard Nobel Nov 25th - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
Nov 25th - US Congress commission looks into "impeachment" of President Andrew Johnson
Nov 26th - Refrigerated railroad car patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit
Dec 2nd - In a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.
Dec 4th - Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange).
Dec 18th - Around 49 victims of "Angola Horror" train wreck burn to death (Angola NY)
Dec 23rd - 1st self-made millionairess (Sarah Breedlove-hair straightner)
Dec 27th - Ontario & Quebec legislatures hold 1st meeting
Novelist Charles DickensNovelist Charles Dickens Dec 28th - United States claims Midway Island, the first territory annexed outside Continental limits.
Dec 29th - 1st telegraph ticker used by a brokerage house, Groesbeck & Co, NY

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