What Happened in September 1867

Historical Events

  • Sep 2 1st girls School opens in Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Sep 9 Luxembourg gains independence
  • Sep 12 2nd synagogue in Curacao, Emanu-El of Willemstad, inaugurated
  • Sep 13 Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors
  • Sep 16 Ottawa Rough Riders & Senators play Canadian Football game
  • Sep 25 Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 26 8th British Golf Open: Tom Morris, Sr. shoots a 170 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • Sep 28 Toronto becomes capital of Ontario
  • Sep 28 The United States takes control of Midway Island.
  • Sep 30 Midway Islands formally declared a US possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 5 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist, born in Henniker, New Hampshire (d. 1944)
  • Sep 7 Albert Bassermann, German actor (Foreign Correspondent, Madame Curie), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1952)
  • Sep 7 Camilod d'Almeida Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China)
  • Sep 7 Evan Williams, Mineral Ridge Ohio, oratorio tenor
  • Sep 7 J. P. Morgan, Jr. [John Pierpont], American financier and son of J.P. Morgan, Sr., (J.P. Morgan & Co.), born in Irvington, New York (d. 1943)
  • Sep 14 Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator, drew "Gibson Girl"
  • Sep 19 Arthur Rackham, England, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales)
  • Sep 21 Henry Lewis Stimson, US minister of War (1911-13)
  • Sep 25 Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary, born in Dünaburg, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1938)
  • Sep 26 Maggie L Walker, African American business & civic leader
  • Sep 27 Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)
  • Sep 28 Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
  • Sep 29 Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 1 Edward Hodges, composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 5 Santiago Derqui, Argentinian politician (b. 1809)
  • Sep 10 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, dies at 78
  • Sep 25 Oliver Loving, American pioneer rancher (b. 1812)