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What Happened on June 20, 1867

Historical Events


Treaty of InterestAlaska Purchase

US President Andrew Johnson announces the Alaska Purchase
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The check used by the United States to purchase Alaska at less than 2 cents an acre
The check used by the United States to purchase Alaska at less than 2 cents an acre

1867 Highlights

About June 20, 1867

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini