The year 1869 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1869 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1869 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
11 OctoberAmerican explorer Thomas Edison applied for a patent on his first invention. This electric machine was used to count votes.
17 NovemberJames Moorey of England won the first cycle race.
17 AugustThe first international ferry race took place at the River Thames in London, in which Oxford defeated Harvard.
15 FebruaryThe famous Urdu poet and writer Mirza Ghalib Asad Ullah Beg Khan, born in Agra, passed away.
11 AprilKasturba Gandhi, wife of Mahatma Gandhi, was born.
20 JanuaryElizabeth Cady Stanton was the first woman to testify from the United States Congress.
20 FebruaryTennessee Governor W. C. Brownlow declared martial law in the Ku Klux Klan crisis.
15 MarchThe Cincinnati Red Stockings became the first pro baseball team.
10 AprilCongress outnumbered Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9.
16 MayThe Cincinnati Reds won their first baseball game 41-7.
27 AugustThe University of Oxford organized the first international boat race on the River Thames against Howard University.
24 SeptemberBlack Friday: The Fisk-Gold Scandal Caused a Financial Crisis in the United States.
11 OctoberRed River Rebellion was launched against the British Army in Canada.
17 NovemberIn Egypt, the Suez Canal, connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, was inaugurated in an elaborate ceremony.
07 DecemberAmerican bandit Jesse James confirms his first bank robbery in Gallatin, Missouri.
05 FebruaryProspectors in Moliagul, Victoria, Australia, discovered the largest alluvial gold nugget ever found, known as the 'Welcome Stranger'.
06 MarchDmitri Mendeleev presented the first periodic table of elements to the Russian Chemical Society.
24 MarchThe last of the Māori leader Titokowaru's forces surrendered to the New Zealand government, ending his rebellion.
10 MayIn the United States, the Golden Spikes ceremony was held at the Promontinent Summit of Utah to commemorate the completion of the first transcontinental railroad between the Missouri and Sacramento rivers.
15 MaySusan b. Anthony and Elizabeth Caddy Stanton founded the National Woman Safrej Association, which separated from the US Equal Rights Association which they had earlier established.
18 MayA day after surrendering in the battle of Hakodate, Enero Taqai converted Gorokoku into Japanese forces, a sign of the Toloplas of the Azo Republic.
24 JuneHari Chapekar was born. He was the eldest of the revolutionary Chapekar brothers who killed British Commissioner WC Rand. His grandfather's name was Vinayak and his mother and father were Dwarka and Hari respectively.
16 OctoberOne of the 31 component colleges of the diversity of the first residential college of Girton College, Cambridge and England was established.
06 NovemberIn the first official American football game, Rutgers College defeated New Jersey's college 6-4 in New Bronvick, New Jersey.
17 NovemberThe Suez Canal opened, allowing permission to travel between Irrupro and Asia through the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.
07 DecemberAmerican dacoit Jesse James confirmed his first in Galainte, Missouri in Banktony.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1869 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
02 OctoberMahatma Gandhi, father of the nation of India, was born in Porbandar. Today is celebrated as Non-Violence Day all over the world including India.
01 AugustHarcourt Butler, an Indian Civil Service officer, was the first Governor of Uttar Pradesh.
02 JuneSherwood College was established in Nainital India.
20 JuneLaxmanrao Kirloskar, the great industrialist, social reformer, patriot and founder of Kirloskar industry, was born in Belgaum. The Kirloskar Group is an Indian group. The company exports more than 70 countries in Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe. Head and Holding Company, Kirloskar Brothers Limited, is India's largest manufacturer of the pump and valve. And also runs construction projects through its subsidiary Kirloskar Construction and Engineers Limited.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1869 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
02 OctoberMahatma Gandhi / lawyer / India
02 OctoberMohandas Karamchand Gandhi / Freedom Fighter / India
12 JanuaryBhagwan Das / Philosopher / India
20 JuneLaxmanrao Kirloskar / Business Man / India

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