June 1867 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 12 Austro-Hungarian Empire forms
  • Jun 15 Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana.

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

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 4 Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)
  • Jun 6 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (d. 1931)

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 28 Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)

Deaths in History


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