What Happened in June 1867

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 Austro-Hungarian Empire forms
  • Jun 15 Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana.
  • Jun 19 1st Belmont: J Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 20 US President Andrew Johnson announces purchase of Alaska

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson
  • Jun 22 Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, 80
  • Jun 25 1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio
  • Jun 27 Bank of California opens doors
  • Jun 29 Pope Pius IX declares Gorcumse holy martyrs

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Bela Anton Szabados, composer
  • Jun 4 Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)
  • Jun 6 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (d. 1931)
  • Jun 7 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 8 Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin (d. 1959)

  • Jun 11 Charles Fabry, discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)
  • Jun 15 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)
  • Jun 17 John Robert Gregg, Ireland, inventor (shorthand)
  • Jun 17 Henry Lawson, Australian poet (d. 1922)
  • Jun 19 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist
  • Jun 19 Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)
  • Jun 28 Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)
  • Jun 28 William Courtleigh, Guelph Ontario, actor (Eyes of Youth, Madame X)

Famous Deaths


Jun 19 Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro at 34

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I
Emperor of Mexico
Maximilian I