1869

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1868 1869 1870

Events

  • Wyoming becomes the first American state to grant women the right to vote.
  • John Stuart Mill publishes The Subjection of Women in English.
  • Edward Everett Hale publsihes The Brick Moon as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly.
  • Commerical extinction; Of the 65 million bison that once roamed the American plains fewer than 1,500 are left.
  • France completes construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Henrietta Roland-Holst is born.
  • Labor movement champion William Sylvus dies of stomach cancer at age 41.
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