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