Author: J. Seymour (Josiah Seymour) Currey
Title: Chicago: its history and its builders .. (Volume 2)
Publisher: Chicago, The S.J. Clarke Pub. Co.
Contributor: New York Public Library
Size: 513 kb
At Auburn Prison in New York, murderer William Kemmler becomes the first person to be Capital punishment by electric chair.,
World War I: First Battle of the Atlantic- Two days after Britain declared war on Germany over the German invasion of Belgium, ten GermanyU-boats leave their base in Heligoland to attack Royal Navy warships in the North Sea.,