On This Day

What Happened in 1867

Important Events

  • Mar 8 British North America Act is passed in the House of Commons, serves as Canada's constitution for more than 100 years
  • Mar 16 First publication of an article by Joseph Lister outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery, in "The Lancet"

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World Leaders in 1867

Famous People in 1867

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 28 Labor union leader Samuel Gompers (17) weds co-worker Sophia Julian (16) in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 15 Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky (45) weds Anna Snitkina at Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Feb 16 Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (52) weds Agnes Bernard (30) at St George's Church in Hanover Square, London

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