On This Day

Deaths in History in 1867

  • Jan 11 Sir Stuart Donaldson, first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (b. 1812)
  • Jan 12 Victor Cousin, French philosopher and educational reformer, dies at 74
  • Jan 14 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather), dies at 86
  • Jan 28 John J. Pettus, American politician, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63), dies at 53
  • Jan 30 Emperor Kōmei of Japan (b. 1831)
  • Feb 2 Forceythe Willson, American poet (The Old Sergeant), dies at 29
  • Feb 5 Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies
  • Mar 2 French-Andries Durlet, Belgian sculptor and architect, dies at 50
  • Mar 25 Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, German chemist (Chinoline), dies at 72
  • Apr 18 Robert Smirke, English architect, dies at 86
  • Apr 19 Robert Smirke, British architect, dies
  • Apr 29 Cadwalader Ringgold, American Commander (Union Navy), dies at 64
  • May 12 Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist (b. 1795)
  • May 23 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74

BattleMaximilian I

Jun 19 Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro at 34

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I
Emperor of Mexico
Maximilian I
  • Jun 22 Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, dies at 80

  • Jul 26 King Otto of Greece (b. 1815)
  • Aug 3 Philipp August Böckh, German scholar and antiquarian (b. 1785)
  • Aug 23 Auguste-Marseille Barthélemy, French poet (b. 1796)

Person of interestMichael Faraday

Aug 25 Michael Faraday, English scientist discovered electromagnetic induction, invented 1st electric motor, dies at 75

Scientist and Inventor Michael Faraday
Scientist and Inventor
Michael Faraday
  • Aug 31 Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, French poet and translator (Les Fleurs du mal), dies at 46
  • Sep 5 Santiago Derqui, Argentinian politician (b. 1809)
  • 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

Person of interestElias Howe

Oct 3 Elias Howe, American inventor (invented sewing machine), dies at 48

Inventor Elias Howe
Inventor
Elias Howe
  • Oct 4 Francis Xavier Seelos German-American Roman Catholic priest (b. 1819)
  • Oct 16 Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi (Ereg miliem), dies
  • Oct 30 John Albion Andrew, American politician (25th Governor of Massachusetts), dies at 49
  • Nov 3 Pieter J Jong, Dutch Zouave, dies in battle
  • Nov 13 Adolphe Napoleon Didron, French archaeologist (b. 1806)
  • Nov 28 John Drake Sloat, 1st Military Governor of California (Union Navy), dies at 86
  • Dec 6 Jean Pierre Flourens, French physiologist, dies at 73
  • Dec 22 Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician and engineer who was one of the founders of modern projective geometry, dies at 79
  • Dec 22 Théodore Rousseau, French painter, dies at 55