What Happened in September 1867

Historical Events

  • Sep 2 1st girls School opens in Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Sep 9 Luxembourg gains independence
  • Sep 12 2nd synagogue in Curacao, Emanu-El of Willemstad, inaugurated
  • Sep 13 Gen E R S Canby orders SC courts to impanel blacks jurors
  • Sep 16 Ottawa Rough Riders & Senators play Canadian Football game
  • Sep 25 Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 26 British Open Golf, Prestwick GC: Tom Morris Sr. wins 4th title; beats rival Willie Park Sr. by 2 strokes; at 46, Morris remains oldest Open champion
  • Sep 28 Toronto becomes capital of Ontario
  • Sep 30 Midway Islands formally declared a US possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 5 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, American composer and pianist, born in Henniker, New Hampshire (d. 1944)
  • Sep 7 Albert Bassermann, German actor (Foreign Correspondent, Madame Curie), born in Mannheim, Germany (d. 1952)
  • Sep 7 Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), born in Coimbra, Portugal (d. 1926)
  • Sep 7 Evan Williams, American oratorio tenor, born in Mineral Ridge, Ohio (d. 1918)
  • Sep 7 J. P. Morgan, Jr. [John Pierpont], American financier and son of J.P. Morgan, Sr., (J.P. Morgan & Co.), born in Irvington, New York (d. 1943)
  • Sep 14 Charles Dana Gibson, American illustrator (Gibson Girl), born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1944)
  • Sep 19 Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales, Rip van Winkle), born in London, England (d. 1939)
  • Sep 21 Henry L. Stimson, American statesman (46th United States Secretary of State), born in NYC, New York (d. 1950)
  • Sep 25 Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary, born in Dünaburg, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1938)
  • Sep 27 Rosa Lewis, English chef and owner (Cavandish Hotel London), born in Leyton, Essex (d. 1952)
  • Sep 28 Hiranuma Kiichirō, 24th Prime Minister of Japan, born in Tsuyama, Japan (d. 1952)
  • Sep 29 Philip Kleintjes, people's rights leader

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 1 Edward Hodges, English organist and composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 5 Santiago Derqui, Argentinian politician (b. 1809)
  • Sep 10 Simon Sechter, Austrian composer and music theorist, dies at 78
  • Sep 25 Oliver Loving, American pioneer rancher (b. 1812)
  • Sep 29 Sterling "Old Pap" Price, American lawyer, U.S. Army Brigadier General and politician (11th Governor of Missouri), dies at 58