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A new constitution is proclaimed for the French Second Republic by President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte.
Transvaal's independence is recognized by the United Kingdom. Read More
Bedford Street, London opens the first public toilet for women. Read More
The first patient of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London is admitted.
The establishment of the Studebaker Brothers Wagon Company takes place, later becoming a predecessor of the automobile manufacturer.
The establishment of Jefferson College's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity takes place in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
Earl Archibald Montgomerie of Eglinton becomes the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Read More
A test is performed on the first experimental steam fire engine in America. Read More
The formation of the Phi Mu sorority takes place in Macon, Georgia. Read More
The first publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe takes place in Boston.
The beginning of the Second Anglo-Burmese War takes place. Read More
The first intercollegiate athletic event in America takes place as Yale and Harvard compete in a Boat Race.
Franklin Pierce wins the presidential election against opponent Winfield Scott. Read More
The Prime Minister of Piedmont is announced as Count Cavour. Read More
The opening of London's new Palace of Westminster takes place. Read More
A railroad from Fayetteville, North Carolina to Egypt, North Carolina is chartered to be built by the Western Railroad.
France announces its Emperor as being Napoleon III. Read More
Laghouat is captured by the French. Read More
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