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Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake debuts
Inauguration of James A. Garfield as President of the United States.
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
Vladivostok, Russia is founded
Amadeus I becomes King of Spain
Jefferson Davis is captured by Union troops near Irwinville, Georgia.
Start of the **** Yellow River flood in China, killing 900,000 to 2,000,000 people
Wyoming becomes a United States territory
Wilhelm II is crowned German Emperor
The Treaty of Prague ends the Austro-Prussian War.
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Otto von Bismarck becomes prime minister of Prussia
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
Japan adopts the Gregorian calendar.
Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
Triple Alliance forces take Asunción.
Spain abolishes slavery in Cuba
Pope Pius IX dies after 32 year reign
In New York City, the first pneumatic subway is opened
Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader of the Métis, is executed for high treason
Krakatoa or Krakatau volcano erupts at 10:02 AM (local time); 163 villages are destroyed, 36,380 killed.

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