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

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