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WORLD EVENTS: 1875 WORLD EVENTS
  • The first Kentucky Derby is held

  • Congress passes the Civil Rights Act of 1875, guaranteeing black Americans equal access to public facilities

  • Risings occur in the Ottoman provinces of Bosnia and Herzegovina against Ottoman rule

  • U.S. dentist George Green patents the electric dental drill

  • First direct-link telegraph cable between Britain and the United States

  • Tolstoy publishes the first part of Anna Karenina

  • Dvorak completes his Symphony No. 5

  • Russian spiritualist Helena Blavatsky founds the Theosophical Society of America

  • English swimmer Matthew Webb first to swim the English Channel
  • 1875
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