Chronicles of Boone County

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1871

1871

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Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • The Louisville Museum of Natural History & Science, now known as the Kentucky Science Center, is founded in Louisville.

U.S. & World

  • April 4 - The first professional baseball league, the National Association, began with a game between the Cleveland Forest Citys and the Fort Wayne Kekiongas. Fort Wayne won with a score of 2 to 0.
  • October 8 - The Great Chicago Fire began. The deadliest fire in U.S. history also began on the same day in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, eventually killing 1200-2500 people in six counties.

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1871.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/17 17:16 by jgregory