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Chronicles of Boone County

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1879

1879

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Events

Boone County

Kentucky

  • Susan B. Anthony visits Kentucky to gain the support of Kentucky women for women's suffrage.
  • Simmons College of Kentucky, a private, historically African-American college is founded in Louisville.

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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1879.txt · Last modified: 2019/06/17 17:30 by jgregory