Alfred the Great, king of Wessex defeats the Danes
The Ottoman Empire relinquishes Cyprus to the United Kingdom in return for military support against the Russians.
18th among all States and Territories
Ends the war between Russia and the Ottoman Empire.
W. Hughes up, Trainer: R. Wyndham Walden, Owner: George L. Lorillard -- 2:43.50
Results in extensive redivision of southeast Europe
Jockey - T. Brown, Trainer - Etienne L. de Mestre, Owner - Etienne L. de Mestre, Time - 3.35.75
Wanderers 3 Royal Engineers 1
German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)
Amends the Treaty of San Stefano.
Ends the Cuban Ten Years' War.
C. Holloway on board -- Trainer R. Wyndham Walden -- George L. Lorillard -- 2:41.75
Sept. 3 Collided with the steam collier Bywell Castle and sank in the Thames, killing at least 600.