January 1867 in History

Events in History


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Jan 8 African American men granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C. despite President Andrew Johnson's veto

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson
  • Jan 11 Benito Juárez becomes the Mexican president again.

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Jan 12 Leo Tolstoy's "Smert Ioonna Groznogo" premieres in St Petersburg

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Novelist
Leo Tolstoy
  • Jan 31 Maronite nationalist leader Youssef Karam leaves Lebanon on board of a French ship for Algeria

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 1 Charles Edward Montague, English author/critic (Fiery Particles)
  • Jan 8 Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
  • Jan 11 Edward B. Titchener, British psychologist. (d. 1927)
  • Jan 18 Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan Journalist, Diplomat, Poet (d. 1916)
  • Jan 21 Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)
  • Jan 21 Willem C Royaards, Dutch theater director (Summer Games)
  • Jan 21 Ludwig Thoma, German writer (d. 1921)
  • Jan 29 Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spain, writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 28 Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York

Founder of the American Federation of Labor Samuel Gompers
Founder of the American Federation of Labor
Samuel Gompers

Deaths in History

  • Jan 11 Sir Stuart Donaldson, first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (b. 1812)
  • Jan 12 Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74
  • Jan 14 Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, French painter (b. 1780)
  • Jan 30 Emperor Kōmei of Japan (b. 1831)