Events in History in January 1877

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Jan 1 England's Queen Victoria proclaimed empress of India

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria

BattleBattle of Interest

Jan 8 Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle with the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain (Montana Territory).

Native American War Leader Crazy Horse
Native American War Leader
Crazy Horse
  • Jan 15 US Assay Office in Helena, Montana opens
  • Jan 16 Color organ (for light shows) patented, by Bainbridge Bishop
  • Jan 22 Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices

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Jan 25 Congress determines presidential election between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Jan 30 Storm flood ravages Dutch coastal provinces