From Multiversal Omnipedia
- DC (Generations): The prison on Rock Island is built around this time. (Superman & Batman: Generations; 100 years before 1969.)
- Real World: The British Parliament stops sending criminals to Australia as punishment.
- Real World: New York Herald editor James Bennet sends Henry Stanley to seek out Dr. David Livingstone for little apparent reason.
- Real World: The Meiji Emperor accepts the surrender of four of the most powerful clans, and reappoints their chiefs as provincial governors.
- Real World: August 4. Norton I, "Emperor" of the United States, abolishes the Republican and Democratic Parties.
New Fictional Works
The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain, The Wyvern Mystery by Sheridan Le Fanu.
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