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