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1877 [2019/06/17 16:24]
jgregory [Kentucky]
1877 [2019/06/17 16:29]
jgregory [Boone County]
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   * The [[balloons over boone|balloonist]],​ Professor Harry Gilbert, lifts off from the Cincinnati Zoological Gardens and makes a surprise landing on the Buckner farm near [[Florence]].   * The [[balloons over boone|balloonist]],​ Professor Harry Gilbert, lifts off from the Cincinnati Zoological Gardens and makes a surprise landing on the Buckner farm near [[Florence]].
 +  * [[Thomas Zane Roberts]] organizes a literary society at Locust Grove schoolhouse.
  
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 ==== U.S. & World ==== ==== U.S. & World ====
-  * +  * March 2 - With the Compromise of 1877, Rutherford B. Hayes is named President of the United States. 
 +  * May 6 - Crazy Horse surrenders to the U.S. Army in Nebraska. 
 +  * June 21 - The leaders of the terrorist organization,​ the Molly Maguires, are hung in Scranton, Pennsylvania. 
 +  * The moons of Mars are discovered by Asaph Hall.
  
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1877.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/17 16:29 by jgregory