Author: Charles Henry Grasty
Title: Flashes from the front
Publisher: New York : The Century co.
Subject (keywords, tags): World War, 1914-1918
Contributor: University of California Libraries
Size: 178 kb
United States House of RepresentativesPreston Brooks of South Carolina beats United States SenateCharles Sumner with a cane in the hall of the United States Senate for a speech Sumner had made attacking Southerners who sympathized with the pro-slavery violence in Kansas ("Bleeding Kansas").,
An earthquake measuring 9.5 on the Richter scale, now known as the Great Chilean Earthquake, hits southern Chile. It is the most powerful earthquake ever recorded.,