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1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar).
- January 1 - The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky, becoming the longest suspension bridge in the world
- January 8 - African-American men granted the right to vote in the District of Columbia
- January 11 - Benito Juárez becomes Mexican president again
- January 30 - Emperor Komei of Japan dies. Crown Prince Mutsuhito is expected to become the next Emperor of Japan.
- January 31 – Maronite nationalist leader Karam leaves Lebanon on board of a French ship for Algeria
- February 3 - Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu abdicates, and the late Emperor Komei's son, Prince Mutshuhito becomes Emperor Meiji of Japan. End of the Late Tokugawa shogunate.
- February 17 - The first ship passes through the Suez Canal
- March 1 - Nebraska is admitted as the 37th U.S. state.
- March 16 - First publication of an article by Joseph Lister outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery, in The Lancet.
- March 29 - The British North America Act receives royal assent, forming the Dominion of Canada in an event known as Confederation. This unites the Province of Canada, Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia as of July 1. Ottawa becomes the capital, and John A. Macdonald becomes the Dominion's first prime minister.
- March 30 - Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly."
- April 1 - Strait Settlement of Singapore, fomerly ruled from Calcutta, becomes a Crown Colony under the jurisdiction of the Colonial Office in London
- May 29 - Austro-Hungarian agreement called Ausgleich ("the Compromise") is born through Act 12, which established the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy; on June 8 Emperor Francis Joseph was crowned King of Hungary
- June 19 - Firing squad executes Emperor Maximilian of Mexico
- July 1 - Canada Day, recognizing the creation of Canada by the British North America Act.
- July 17 - In Boston, Massachusetts, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine is established as the first dental school in the United States.
- July 21 - Missionary Thomas Baker killed and eaten in Viti Levu, Fiji
- September 2 - Mutsuhito, the Meiji Emperor of Japan marries Ichijo Masako. The Empress consort is thereafter known as Lady Haruko.
- September 30 - The United States takes control of Midway Island.
- November 15 - Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange movement).
- October 21 - 'Manifest Destiny': Medicine Lodge Treaty - Near Medicine Lodge Creek, Kansas a landmark treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native American Plains tribes to relocate a reservation in western Oklahoma.
- October 27 – Giuseppe Garibaldi's troops march into Rome
- December 2 - In a New York City theater, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.
- First running of the Belmont Stakes horse race in Elmont, New York.
- Transition from the Edo period to the Meiji period in Japanese history
- Pierre Michaux invents the front wheel-driven velocipede, the first mass-produced bicycle.
- Otto von Bismarck organises a North German Confederation under the leadership of Prussia
- Yellow fever kills 3093 in New Orleans
- War of the Triple Alliance in Paraguay
- Second Reform Bill by Disraeli enfranchises many working men and adds 938000 to an electorate of 1057000 in England and Wales
- South African diamond fields discovered
- Fenian rising in Ireland
- Asa Mercer travels to East Coast to recruit more "Mercer Girls" to Seattle
- January 8 - Emily Greene Balch, American writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1961)
- January 17 - Carl Laemmle, German-born film executive (d. 1939)
- January 18 - Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan poet (d. 1916)
- January 20 - Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (d. 1944)
- January 21 - Ludwig Thoma, German writer (d. 1921)
- January 21 - Maxime Weygand, French general (d. 1965)
- February 7 - Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author (d. 1957)
- February 21 - Otto Hermann Kahn, German-born millionaire and philanthropist (d. 1934)
- March 25 - Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor (d. 1957)
- March 29 - Cy Young, baseball player (d. 1955)
- April 2 - Eugen Sandow, German-born body builder and circus performer (d. 1925)
- April 7 - Holger Pedersen, Dutch linguist (d. 1953)
- April 9 - Chris Watson, third Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1941)
- April 13 - Sammy Woods, English cricketer (d. 1931)
- April 16 - René Boylesve, French author (d. 1926)
- April 16 - Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer (d. 1912)
- May 3 - J.T. Hearne English cricketer (d. 1944)
- May 7 - Władysław Reymont, Polish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1925)
- May 14 - Kurt Eisner, German politician and publicist (d. 1919)
- May 26 - Mary of Teck (d. 1953)
- June 4 - Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, President of Finland (d. 1951)
- June 8 - Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect (d. 1959)
- June 28 - Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936)
- July 8 - Käthe Kollwitz, German artist (d. 1945)
- July 27 - Enrique Granados, Spanish composer (d. 1916)
- July 28 - Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer (d. 1951)
- August 12 - Edith Hamilton, German-born educator and author (d. 1963)
- August 14 - John Galsworthy, English writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1933)
- August 22 - Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (d. 1939)
- September 28 - Kiichiro Hiranuma, 35th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1952)
- October 25 - Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general (d. 1937)
- October 31 - David Graham Phillips, American journalist and novelist (d. 1911)
- November 7 - Marie Curie, Polish-born scientist, Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry and physics (d. 1934)
- December 23 - Madame C. J. Walker, first African-American millionaire (d. 1919)
- December 24 - Kantaro Suzuki, 42nd Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)
- January 14 - Jean Auguste Ingres, French painter (b. 1780)
- January 30 - Emperor Komei of Japan (b. 1831)
- May 12 - Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist (b. 1795)
- June 19 - Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico (executed) (b. 1832)
- August 25 - Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist (b. 1791)
- August 31 - Charles Baudelaire, French writer (b. 1821)
- September 10 - Simon Sechter, Austrian music teacher (b. 1788)
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