On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1867

Historical Events


Treaty of InterestAlaska Purchase

Alaska Purchase: US buys Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000 ($109 million in 2018), roughly 2 cents an acre

Learn More
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
Learn More

1867 Highlights

About March 30, 1867

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries