October 1867 in history

October 1867 events chronologically

Oct 18 United States takes possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. Celebrated annually in the state as Alaska Day
Oct 21 Manifest Destiny: Medicine Lodge Treaty – Near Medicine Lodge, Kansas a landmark treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native American Plains tribes to relocate to a reservation in western Oklahoma
Oct 23 Seventy-two Senators are summoned by Royal Proclamation to serve as the first members of the Canadian Senate

Top 7 most famous people born in October 1867

Oct 2 Nilo Peçanha a Brazilian politician. He was Governor of Rio de Janeiro State , then elected Vice-President of Brazil in 1906. He assumed the presidency in 1909 following the death of President Afonso Pena and served until 1910. He was disputably the only mulatto president of Brazil
Oct 3 Pierre Bonnard a French painter and printmaker, as well as a founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis. Bonnard preferred to work from memory, using drawings as a reference, and his paintings are often characterized by a dreamlike quality. The intimate domestic scenes, for which he is perhaps best known, often include his wife Marthe de Meligny
Oct 14 Masaoka Shiki a Japanese poet, author, and literary critic in Meiji period Japan. Shiki is regarded as a major figure in the development of modern haiku poetry. He also wrote on reform of tanka poetry
Oct 17 Josep Puig i Cadafalch a Catalan Spanish Modernista architect who designed many significant buildings in Barcelona. He was the architect of the Casa Martí , which became a place of ideas, projects and social gatherings for such well-known Catalans as Santiago Rusiñol and Ramon Casas
Oct 28 Sister Nivedita a Scots-Irish social worker, author, teacher and a disciple of Swami Vivekananda. She spent her childhood and early days of her youth in Ireland. From her father, from her college professor etc. she learned many valuable lessons like – service to mankind is the true service to God. She worked as school teacher and later also opened a school. She was committed to marry a Welsh youth who died soon after engagement
Oct 28 Hans Driesch a German biologist and philosopher from Bad Kreuznach. He is most noted for his early experimental work in embryology and for his neo-vitalist philosophy of entelechy. He is also credited with performing the first 'cloning' of an animal in the 1880s
Oct 30 Ed Delahanty a Major League Baseball player from 1888 to 1903 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Infants and Washington Senators. He was known as one of the game's early power hitters. Delahanty won a batting title, batted over.400 three times, and has the fifth-highest batting average in MLB history. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945. He died under uncertain circumstances in Niagara Falls after being kicked off of a train while intoxicated

Top 7 most famous people died in October 1867

Oct 3 Elias Howe an American inventor and sewing machine pioneer.
Oct 4 Francis Xavier Seelos a German-American Roman Catholic priest and Redemptorist missionary.
Oct 9 Georgi Sava Rakovski a 19th-century Bulgarian revolutionary and writer and an important figure of the Bulgarian National Revival and resistance against Ottoman rule.
Oct 12 Théodore Rousseau Étienne Pierre Théodore Rousseau , French painter of the Barbizon school.
Oct 23 Franz Bopp a German linguist known for extensive comparative work on Indo-European languages.
Oct 30 John Albion Andrew an American lawyer and politician in Massachusetts. He was elected in 1860 as the 25th Governor of Massachusetts, serving between 1861 and 1866, and led the state's contributions to the Union cause during the American Civil War. He was a guiding force behind the creation of some of the first African-American units in the United States Army, including the famed 54th Massachusetts Infantry
Oct 31 William Parsons 3rd Earl of Rosse an Anglo-Irish astronomer who had several telescopes built. His 72-inch telescope, built in 1845 and colloquially known of as the "Leviathan of Parsonstown", was the world's largest telescope, in terms of aperture size, until the early 20th century. From 1807 until 1841, he was styled as Baron Oxmantown