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Railroad chronometers are introduced in North America by Webb C. Ball, later becoming a general railroad timepiece standard.
The first meeting of the Independent Labour Party of the United Kingdom is held. Read More
Construction of the first motion picture studio is finished in West Orange, New Jersey by Thomas Edison.
A patent is granted to Rudolf Diesel for the diesel engine. Read More
An Act of Congress in Washington, D.C. establishes the American University. Read More
Grover Cleveland succeeds Benjamin Harrison as President of the United States. Read More
The United States Navy establishes the Chief Petty Officer rank. Read More
The dedication of the Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City takes place after 40 years of construction.
The establishment of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland takes place. Read More
The opening of the World's Columbian Exposition to the public takes place in Chicago. Read More
A depression is started by a New York Stock Exchange crash. Read More
Tomatoes are legally declared as being a vegetable by the United States Supreme Court. Read More
The fist civil act of disobedience is committed by Gandhi in India. Read More
The Corinth Canal is completed in Greece. Read More
The Baale of Ibadan signs a treaty with the British acting Governor of Lagos, making Ibadan a British Protectorate.
The British Parliament rejects the Government of Ireland Bill presented by William Ewart Gladstone intending to give Ireland a self-government.
The first meeting of the World Parliament of Religions takes place in Chicago. Read More
The first country to grant women the right to vote is New Zealand. Read More
The first gasoline-powered motorcar to be taken on public roads in America is driven by Charles and Frank Duryea.
The first meeting of the World Parliament of Religions closes in Chicago. Read More
Paris is home to the first car number plates. Read More
The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization is established with the intention of liberating Macedonia from the Ottoman Turks.
Women in Colorado are granted the right to vote. Read More
The incorporation of Evergreen Park, Illinois takes place. Read More