History Quiz / 1860s, 1870s or 1880s?

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

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