There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years.
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The Bronx is annexed by New York. Read More
The first issue of the Oakland Daily Tribune is published. Read More
Lawn tennis, or "sphairistike," is patented by Walter Clopton Wingfield. Read More
The formation of the Young Men's Hebrew Association takes place in Manhattan. Read More
Exclusive trading rights are arranged between Hawaii and the United States upon the signing of a treaty.
The establishment of the Dresden English Football Club takes place as the mainland of Europe's first soccer club.
The Siege of Bilbao during the Third Carlist War is lifted. Read More
The city of Bombay debuts the first commercial horse-drawn carriage. Read More
A patent for blue jeans with copper rivets is granted to Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis. Read More
The Estonian Students Society adopts the flag of Estonia in Otepaa. Read More
The movement in the United States for osteopathic medicine is started by Andrew Taylor Still.
The establishment of the Universal Postal Union takes place. Read More
The first public zoo in the United States opens as the Philadelphia Zoo. Read More
The first incandescent lamp with an electric light bulb is patented by Mathew Evans and Henry Woodward.
The General Postal Union is established to coordinate the exchange of international mail by the Treaty of Bern.
The establishment of the modern University of Zagreb takes place. Read More
Control of the House of Representatives is gained by the Democrats for the first time in 14 years.
The establishment of the Gamma Phi Beta at Syracuse University takes place as the first Greek letter organization for women to be called a sorority.
The establishment of the United States Greenback Party takes place by financially effected farmers from the Panic of 1873.
A constitution is granted to Iceland and they gain limited home rule from Denmark. Read More
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