What Happened in June 1867

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 Austro-Hungarian Empire forms
  • Jun 15 Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana
  • Jun 19 1st Belmont Stakes: Gilbert Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05
  • 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

Famous Birthdays

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867-1951)

Jun 4 Finnish general and 6th President of Finland (1944-46), born in Askainen, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire

  • Jun 6 David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1931)
  • Jun 7 Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, Italian composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1944)

Frank Lloyd WrightFrank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)

Jun 8 American architect (Guggenheim) recognized as "the greatest American architect of all time", born in Richland Center, Wisconsin

  • Jun 11 Charles Fabry, French physicist, discoverer of ozone layer in upper atmosphere, born in Marseille, France (d. 1945)
  • Jun 15 Konstantin Balmont, Russian writer, born in Gumnishchi, Shuya (d. 1945)
  • Jun 17 Henry Lawson, Australian writer and poet (n the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses), born in Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1922)
  • Jun 17 John Robert Gregg, Irish-American inventor of a shorthand system Gregg Shorthand, born in Rockcorry, Ireland (d. 1948)
  • Jun 19 Frank Iredale, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99), born in Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1926)
  • Jun 28 Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Six Characters in Search of An Author-Nobel 1934), born in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy (d. 1936)
  • Jun 28 William Courtleigh, Canadian actor (The Birth of Character, Ashes, The Nightingale), born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 1930)

Famous Deaths

Maximilian IMaximilian I (1832-1867)

Jun 19 Austrian archduke and the 1st and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire (1864-67), executed by firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro at 34

  • Jun 22 Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, dies at 80