Historical Events in February 1886

Historic Event

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

  • Feb 12 2nd British Conservative government of Marquess of Salisbury forms in alliance with Liberal Unionist Party

Historic Event

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

  • Feb 23 "The Times" of London newspaper publishes world's 1st classified ad
  • Feb 23 Aluminum manufacturing process developed