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Events in History in June 1867

  • Jun 12 Austro-Hungarian Empire forms
  • Jun 15 Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana

Treaty of InterestAlaska Purchase

Jun 20 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
  • 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