1867 in History – What happened in year 1867

✅ Published on April 5th, 2009 in 19th Century in History

In history, year 1867 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1867.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1867 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 februaryWork began on the covering of the Scene, burying the polluted main waterway in Brussels to allow urban renewal in the centre of the city.
30 marchU.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated the purchase of Alaska for US$7.2 million from Russia.
29 mayBy the Austro-Hungarian Compromise, signed by Franz Joseph Iof Austria and a Hungarian delegation led by Ferenc Deák, the DualMonarchy of Austria-Hungary was established.
30 mayMuhammad Qasim Nanotvi established darul uloom. He was an Islamic Scholar and the main person responsible for establishing a centre of excellence where the true teachings of Islam are taught. Darul uloom is an Arabic term which literally means "house of knowledge". The term generally means an Islamic seminary or educational institution—similar to or often the same as a madrassa or Islamic school—although a darul uloom often indicates a more advanced level of study.
15 juneAtlantic Cable Quartz Lode - gold mine found in Montana. The Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode is a gold mine in Deer Lodge County, Montana. The mine is located in the south western area of Montana, between Drummond and Anaconda, east of Georgetown Lake.
19 juneEmperor Maximilian I of Mexico was executed by firing squad in Querétaro.
01 julyThe British North America Act came into effect, uniting the Province of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia into the Canadian Confederation
17 julyIn Boston, Massachusetts, the Harvard School of Dental Medicinewas established as the first dental school in the United States.
21 octoberThe first of the Medicine Lodge Treaties was signed between theUnited States and several Native American tribes in the Great Plains,requiring them to relocate to areas in present-day western Oklahoma.
09 novemberTokugawa Yoshinobu, the last shogun of Japan, tendered hisresignation to the Emperor Meiji.
23 novemberThe Manchester Martyrs were hanged in Manchester, England, forkilling a police officer while helping two Irish nationalists escapefrom police custody.
18 decemberIn Angola, New York, US, the last coach of a Lake Shore Railway train derailed, plunged 40 ft (12 m) down a gully, and caught fire, resulting in 49 deaths.
30 MayDar-ul-Uloom was established in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh.
09 SeptemberEuropean country Luxembourg attained independence.
20 SeptemberAfter the merger of Hungry into Austria, François Jozeff formally became Emperor of Austria Hungry.
01 OctoberKarl Marx's famous book \ 'Das Capital \' was published.
22 OctoberThe foundation stone of the National University of Columbia was laid.
28 OctoberBhagini Nivedita, a disciple of Swami Vivekananda, was born in Ireland.
07 NovemberFrench chemist Marie Curie, who discovered radium, was born. It is noteworthy that Madam Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize twice.
21 NovemberLuxembourg was declared an independent nation. But even then the country remained connected to Holland.
25 NovemberSweden's chemist Alfred Nobel patented dynamite.
30 MarchAmerica bought Alaska from Russia for $ 7 million.
25 AprilForeign trade allowed in Japan's capital Tokyo.
11 JanuaryBenito Juarez was then made Mexican President.
07 FebruaryWest Virginia University Morgantown was founded.
16 MarchAn article by Joseph Lister, outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery, was first published in "The Lancet".
01 AprilThe international exhibition opened in Paris.
20 MayThe Royal Albert Hall of the Arts and Sciences Foundation, composed by Queen Victoria, was inaugurated.
15 JuneAtlantic cable quartz gold mine installed in Montana.
15 JulySan Francisco Merchant Exchange opened.

Famous birthdays in the year 1867:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 MayGiuseppe Morello / Criminal / Italy
03 OctoberPierre Bonnard / Painter / France
04 AugustJake Beckley / Baseball Player / United States of America
05 DecemberAntti Aarne / Author / Finland
05 AprilHelen Stratton / Illustrator / United Kingdom
08 January Emily Greene Balch / Author / United States of America
09 AprilCharles Winckler / Discus Thrower / Denmark
11 AprilMark Keppel / Educator / United States of America
16 DecemberAmy Carmichael / Missionary / Ireland
17 JuneHenry Lawson / Author / Australia
17 JuneJohn Robert Gregg / Educator / United States of America
18 DecemberFoxhall P. Keene / Polo Player / United States of America
21 February Otto Hermann Kahn / Banker / Germany
21 SeptemberCharles Bathurst / Politician / United Kingdom
21 JuneOscar Florianus Bluemner / Painter / United States of America
24 DecemberKantarō Suzuki / Politician / Japan
25 March Arturo Toscanini / Conductor / United States of America
26 SeptemberWinsor McCay / Illustrator / United States of America
27 February Wilhelm Peterson-Berger / Composer / Sweden
28 SeptemberHiranuma Kiichirō / Politician / Japan

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1867:

YearName / Profession / Country
28 OctoberSister Nivedita / Author / India
29 AprilShankar Abaji Bhise / Scientist / India
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