1860s, 1870s or 1880s?

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

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