1870 in the United States

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1870 in the United States
Years: 1867 1868 186918701871 1872 1873

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Events from the year 1870 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

February 25: Hiram Rhodes Revels, the first African American Congressman.

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

  • November 1 – In the United States, the newly created Weather Bureau (later renamed the National Weather Service) makes its first official meteorological forecast: "High winds at Chicago and Milwaukee... and along the Lakes".

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • February 26 – John S. Cohen, United States Senator from Georgia from 1932 till 1933. (died 1935)

Deaths[edit]

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