On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1867

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Green Balch, American sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)
1867 Highlights

About January 8, 1867

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn