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The foundation of the Australian Labor Party is an indirect result of the Australian shearers' strike.
The beginning of the Chilean Civil War of 1891 takes place. Read More
The first native Texan to become the Texas State governor is Jim Hogg. Read More
The 51st United States Congress passes the International Copyright Act of 1891. Read More
The establishment of the Djurgårdens IF sports club takes place in Stockholm. Read More
The first escalator is patented by Jesse W. Reno at Coney Beach. Read More
The London-Paris telephone system officially opens. Read More
The establishment of the Wrigley Company takes place in Chicago. Read More
A claim is made by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad that he is the Promised Messiah. Read More
Giuseppe De Felice Giuffrida establishes the first Fascio dei lavoratori, or Workers League, in Sicily.
The grand opening of the New York Music Hall takes place with guest conductor Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky as the first performance.
Christian Democrat parties are created throughout Europe upon the issuance of the encyclical Rerum Novarum by Pope Leo XIII.
The first display of a prototype kinetoscope invented by Thomas Edison takes place for a National Federation of Women's Clubs convention.
Lucien and Paul Nunn use the Ames power plant to make the first long-distance transmission of an alternating current.
The Strand Magazine features the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle.
A defensive alliance is concluded between France and Russia. Read More
The Central Uruguay Railway Cricket Club is founded in Montevideo. Read More
Stanford University opens to the public in California. Read More
The First Brazilian Republic's constitution is enacted. Read More
The organization of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers takes place. Read More
The first asteroid to be discovered using photography is the Asteroid 323 Brucia. Read More
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