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Year 1877 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 15 Boston-Somerville installs the world's 1st telephone in Massachusetts
  • Apr 24 Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78: Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire
  • Jul 11 Kate Edger becomes New Zealand’s first woman graduate and first woman in the British Empire to earn a Bachelor of Arts
  • Sep 24 Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion
  • Nov 29 US inventor Thomas Edison demonstrates his hand-cranked phonograph for the first time
  • Dec 22 Thomas Edison's Phonograph is announced by Scientific American
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