This was 171st day of the year and 194 days remained in the year.
British soldiers were thrown into the cell known as the "Black Hole of Calcutta."
The Great Seal of the United States was adopted.
The 320-ton Savannah became the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
Queen Victoria ascended the British throne.
Lizzie Borden, accused of murdering her parents, was found innocent by a jury in New Bedford, Mass.
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