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The first trademark symbol to be registered is the Bass Brewery Red Triangle. Read More
The establishment of the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs takes place in Chicago, Illinois.
The establishment of Johns Hopkins University takes place in Baltimore, Maryland. Read More
The Dewey Decimal Classification system is published for the first time by librarian Melvil Dewey.
A United States patent is granted to Alexander Graham Bell for an invention he named the "telephone."
The first successful telephone call is made by Alexander Graham Bell. Read More
The beginning of the Bulgarian April uprising takes place. Read More
The title Empress of India is taken by Queen Victoria. Read More
The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Centennial Exposition begins. Read More
The Berlin Memorandum, a proposition of an armistice between Turkey and its insurgents made by Germany, Russia and Austria-Hungary, is rejected by Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli of Britain.
A patent for the four-stroke cycle internal combustion engine is filed by Nikolaus Otto.
The Transcontinental Express leaves New York City on the First Transcontinental Railroad and arrives in San Francisco, California almost 84 hours later.
War is declared on the Ottoman Empire by Serbia, followed by Montenegro the next day. Read More
The centennial of the United States is celebrated. Read More
The admittance of Colorado as the 38th U.S. state takes place. Read More
A patent for the monograph is granted to Thomas Edison. Read More
The opening of Texas A&M University takes place. Read More
The nine provinces of New Zealand are dissolved and replaced with 63 counties. Read More
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Centennial Exposition ends. Read More
Politician Boss Tweed of New York City is captured in Spain and delivered to authorities in the United States after having escaped prison the prior year.
Nearly 300 people are killed in the Brooklyn Theater Fire. Read More
Francis Julius LeMoyne's crematory holds the first cremation taking place in the United States.