Empress EugĂ©nie flees to England with her son. September 6 – Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming, becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally since 1807. September 18 – Old Faithful Geyser is observed and named by Henry D.


1947) July 9 – Mathew Beard, American supercentenarian, last surviving person born in 1870 (d.


Cox, Democratic candidate for President of the United States in the election of 1920 (d.


2017) === Date unknown === Saul Raphael Landau, lawyer and Zionist activist (died 1943) Hulburd Steel, New York City marine artist (d.


"1870: Publishing; arts and music; popular entertainment; architecture; theatre." The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates by Gorton Carruth, (9th ed., HarperCollins, 1993), p. 302.

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