Historical Events in February 1886

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Feb 9 US President Grover Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence

US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland
  • Feb 12 2nd British government of Salisbury forms

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Feb 13 Painter Thomas Eakins resigns from Philadelphia Academy of Art after controversial over use of male nudes in a coed art class

Painter Thomas Eakins
Thomas Eakins
  • Feb 23 Aluminum manufacturing process developed
  • Feb 23 London Times publishes world's 1st classified ad
  • Feb 23 Tsjaikovski's symphony "Manfred" premieres