1876-1900

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In History
  • Thomas Edison

    He opened the first industrial research lab.
  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Grant left the White House after his 4 year term duty.
  • Thomas Edison

    He patents the first Phonograph. It was a result of 2 other inventions he made, the telegraph and the telephone.
  • SS Tararua

    The ship wrecked, it struck a reef off Waipapa point.
  • "Buffalo Bill"

    William "Buffalo Bill" Cody creates "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show.
  • Grover Cleveland

    On this day he was elected U.S. President. He was the 22nd and 24th U.S. president.
  • Dawes Act

    The Dawes Act was passed on this day, regarding the distribution of land to Native Americans.
  • Montana

    It was the 41st State Admitted to the Union. Before it was a state, it was a territory.
  • Washington

    42nd State admitted to the union.
  • Wyoming

    It was the 44th State admitted to the Union.
  • Pledge of Allegiance

    It was first Published in 'The Youth's Companion' Magazine. Written by Francis Bellamy.
  • HMS Victoria

    The ship was sunk this day, during fleet maneuvers off the coast of Syria.
  • Automobile's

    The first Automobile Race happened on this day. It was a 54 mile race.
  • USS Maine

    This ship exploded off the coast of Havana on this day. She spent her active career operating along the East Coast of the U.S. and the Caribbean.
  • First Submarine

    The U.S. Navy acquired its first submarine, designed by Irish immigrant John P. Holland.