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Subject: 125 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/17/16 at 4:09 am

September 14th 1891 – The first penalty kick is awarded in a football (soccer) match; John Heath scores it for the Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Subject: Re: 125 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/19/16 at 12:21 am

September 19th 1891 - "The Merchant of Venice" was performed for the first time at Manchester.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 10/01/16 at 2:21 am

October 1st 1891 – Stanford University opens its doors in California.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 10/28/16 at 4:52 am

October 28th 1891 – The Mino–Owari earthquake, the largest inland earthquake in Japan's history, strikes Gifu Prefecture.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 01/01/17 at 7:57 am

January 1st 1892 – Ellis Island opens to begin processing immigrants into the United States.

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Written By: nally on 01/01/17 at 2:45 pm


January 1st 1892 – Ellis Island opens to begin processing immigrants into the United States.

Interesting. O0

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Written By: Philip Eno on 01/15/17 at 12:13 am

January 15th 1892 - In Springfield, MA, the rules of "basketball" by James Naismith were printed in the "Triangle" newspaper.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/17 at 4:38 am

March 15th 1892 – Liverpool Football Club is founded

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Written By: Philip Eno on 04/15/17 at 9:55 am

April 15th 1892 – The General Electric Company is formed.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 05/05/17 at 9:28 am

May 5th 1892 - The U.S. Congress extended the Geary Chinese Exclusion Act for 10 more years. The act required Chinese in the U.S. to be registered or face deportation.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 06/30/17 at 1:25 am

June 30th 1892 – The Homestead Strike begins near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Subject: Re: 125 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/04/17 at 8:06 pm

July 4th 1892 - The first double-decked streetcar service was inaugurated in San Diego, CA.

Subject: Re: 125 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/04/17 at 8:36 pm

July 4th 1892 – Western Samoa changes the International Date Line, causing Monday (July 4) to occur twice, resulting in a year with 367 days.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 08/09/17 at 11:49 am

August 10th 1892 – Thomas Edison receives a patent for a two-way telegraph.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 09/22/17 at 7:02 am

September 22nd 1892 – Lindal Railway Incident, providing inspiration for "The Lost Special" by A.C. Doyle and the TV serial Lost.

Subject: Re: 125 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/26/17 at 12:51 am

September 26th 1892 - John Philip Sousa and his band played the "Liberty Bell March" in Plainfield, NJ.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 09/28/17 at 7:30 am

September 28th 1892 - The first night time football game in the U.S. took place under electric lights. The game was between the Mansfield State Normal School and the Wyoming Seminary.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 10/08/17 at 2:34 am

October 8th 1892 - Sergei Rachmaninoff performed "Prelude in C-sharp Minor" publicly for the first time in Moscow.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 11/03/17 at 9:56 am

November 3rd 1892 - The first automatic telephone went into service at LaPorte, IN. The device was invented by Almon Strowger.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 11/08/17 at 2:47 pm

November 8th 1892 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) is elected President of the USA.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 11/12/17 at 7:45 am

November 12th 1892 - Allegheny Athletic Association beats Pittsburgh Athletic Club, 4-0 in football.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 05/01/18 at 2:37 pm

May 1st 1893 – The World's Columbian Exposition opens in Chicago.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 10/03/18 at 2:50 pm

October 3rd 1893 - The motor-driven vacuum cleaner was patented by J.S. Thurman.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 11/01/18 at 5:28 pm

November 1st 1893 - An Act of Congress declares bi-metallism (gold and silver as money) to be the policy of the United States.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 11/07/18 at 10:33 pm

November 7th 1893 – Women's suffrage: Women in the U.S. state of Colorado are granted the right to vote, the second state to do so.

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Written By: Philip Eno on 12/15/18 at 2:09 pm

December 15th 1893 - Anton Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 in E-minor, Opus 95, "From the New World," was performed in New York City during a "public rehearsal" at Carnegie Hall. The official world premier was the next day.

My favourite non-Beethoven symphony.

Subject: Re: 125 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/23/18 at 2:49 am

December 23rd 1893 – The opera Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck is first performed.

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