Historical Events in July 1867

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Jul 1 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

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald
Prime Minister of Canada
John A. Macdonald
  • Jul 2 1st US elevated railroad begins service, NYC

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Jul 9 An unsuccessful expedition led by E.D Young sets out to search for Dr David Livingstone (Scottish missionary and explorer).

Physician and Explorer David Livingstone
Physician and Explorer
David Livingstone
  • Jul 15 San Francisco Merchants' Exchange opens
  • Jul 16 Amstel Hotel, "the dignified old lady" opens in Amsterdam
  • Jul 16 D R Averill patents ready-mixed paint
  • Jul 16 Joseph Monier patents reinforced concrete
  • Jul 17 1st US dental school, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, established

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Jul 19 US Congress passed 3rd Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson's veto

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson
  • Jul 19 Dutch Red Cross forms
  • Jul 21 City Gardens on Folsom in San Francisco opens