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

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