Historical Events in May 1869

  • May 1 Folies Bergère opens in Paris
  • May 4 The Naval Battle of Hakodate takes place in Japan.
  • May 10 Golden Spike driven, completes Promontory Pt Ut-Transcontinental RR

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May 15 National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Women's Rights Activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Women's Rights Activist
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Suffragette Susan B. Anthony
Suffragette
Susan B. Anthony
  • May 16 Cincinnati Reds play their 1st baseball game, win 41-7
  • May 18 Surrender and dissolution of the Ezo Republic to Japan.
  • May 26 Boston University is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.