Chronicles of Boone County

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1877

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1877

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Events

Boone County

  • The balloonist, Professor Harry Gilbert, lifts off from the Cincinnati Zoological Gardens and makes a surprise landing on the Buckner farm near Florence.

Kentucky

  • Four members of the Louisville Grays professional baseball team are banned from the sport for life after being caught accepting money to lose games. The team is disbanded at the end of the season.

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.

More Information

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