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