1869 in the United States

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1869 in the United States
Years: 1866 1867 186818691870 1871 1872

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Events from the year 1869 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

March 4: Ulysses S. Grant becomes President

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

May 10: Golden spike

July–September[edit]

  • September 24 – Black Friday: The Fisk-Gould Scandal causes a financial panic in the United States.

October–December[edit]

December 10: "Equal Rights" motto on Wyoming's seal refers to the territory pioneering women's suffrage.

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Ongoing[edit]

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