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  • Sweden
    Tuesday Jan 1, 1867

    Alfred Nobel

    Nobel invented dynamite in 1867

    Sweden
    Tuesday Jan 1, 1867

    Nobel invented dynamite in 1867, a substance easier and safer to handle than the more unstable nitroglycerin.




  • Housatonic, Great Barrington, Massachusettsm U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 5, 1867

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    Alfred married Mary

    Housatonic, Great Barrington, Massachusettsm U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 5, 1867

    Alfred married Mary Silvina Burghardt on February 5, 1867, in Housatonic, a village in Great Barrington.




  • Millville, Indiana, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 16, 1867

    The Wright brothers

    Wilbur Birth

    Millville, Indiana, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 16, 1867

    Wilbur was born near Millville, Indiana, in 1867.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jul 4, 1867

    Flag of the United States

    Star for Nebraska

    U.S.
    Thursday Jul 4, 1867

    The flag was changed to have 37 stars. (for Nebraska)




  • U.S.
    Monday Aug 5, 1867

    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Tenure of Office Act

    U.S.
    Monday Aug 5, 1867

    Because the Tenure of Office Act did permit the president to suspend such officials when Congress was out of session, when Johnson failed to obtain Stanton's resignation, he instead suspended Stanton on August 5, 1867, which gave him the opportunity to appoint General Ulysses S. Grant, then serving as Commanding General of the Army, interim Secretary of War.




  • Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (Now Poland)
    Thursday Nov 7, 1867

    Marie Curie

    Born

    Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (Now Poland)
    Thursday Nov 7, 1867

    Maria Skłodowska was born in Warsaw, in Congress Poland in the Russian Empire, on 7 November 1867, the fifth and youngest child of well-known teachers Bronisława, née Boguska, and Władysław Skłodowski.




  • Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Friday Nov 15, 1867

    Frederick Douglass

    Three Boxes

    Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Friday Nov 15, 1867

    In a speech delivered on November 15, 1867, Douglass said: "A man's rights rest in three boxes. The ballot box, jury box and the cartridge box. Let no man be kept from the ballot box because of his color. Let no woman be kept from the ballot box because of her sex".


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