1860s, 1870s or 1880s?

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Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
The Eiffel Tower is inaugurated (opens May 6). Contemporary critics regard it as aesthetically displeasing.
Spain abolishes slavery in Cuba
Otto von Bismarck becomes prime minister of Prussia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake debuts
Start of the **** Yellow River flood in China, killing 900,000 to 2,000,000 people
Pope Pius IX dies after 32 year reign
Captain Matthew Webb becomes the first person to swim the English Channel.
Wilhelm II is crowned German Emperor
Colorado is admitted as the 38th U.S. state
The Treaty of Prague ends the Austro-Prussian War.
Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader of the Métis, is executed for high treason
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Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
Triple Alliance forces take Asunción.
Inauguration of James A. Garfield as President of the United States.
In New York City, the first pneumatic subway is opened
Wyoming becomes a United States territory
Vladivostok, Russia is founded
The first condom was made by the International Condom Company (ICC).
Japan adopts the Gregorian calendar.
Amadeus I becomes King of Spain
Jefferson Davis is captured by Union troops near Irwinville, Georgia.
Krakatoa or Krakatau volcano erupts at 10:02 AM (local time); 163 villages are destroyed, 36,380 killed.
The Wyoming territorial legislature gives women the right to vote, the first such law in the world

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