U.S. & World
February 22 - Frank W. Woolworth opens the first five and dime store in Utica, New York.
May 30 - In New York City, William Henry Vanderbilt opens Gilmore's Garden to the public, renaming it Madison Square Garden.
The Anglo-Zulu War breaks out in South Africa.
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