Chronicles of Boone County

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1874

1874

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Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • The Ladies' Confederate Memorial is erected in the Lexington Cemetery. It is unusual among Confederate memorials in that it depicts grief, not patriotism.
  • The Central Kentucky Lunatic Asylum, later known as Central State Hospital, is established in Louisville.

U.S. & World

  • Blue jeans are invented.
  • The samurai class is abolished as the feudal era ends in Japan.
  • July 21 - Jesse James and the James-Younger gang complete their first successful train robbery in the West.

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1874.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/18 17:55 by jgregory