American Civil War: Confederate General Hood evacuates Atlanta after a 4-month siege mounted by Union General Sherman.
Union, Poweshiek, Iowa, USA ⇓
She moved to a farm in Poweshiek probably when she was very young, after the death of her father John Lowry. Her mother Mary was a farmer, with the help of her two oldest sons.
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• The Ohio Legislature passes the Cannon Act, thereby establishing the Ohio Agriculture and Mechanical College, later
Ohio State University.
Chile's Matrimony and Civil Registry laws come into effect.
Luton Town Football Club are created by the merger of (Luton) Wanderers F.C. and Luton Excelsior F.C. in England.
X-ray machine is exhibited for the first time.