Jehovah's Witnesses founded in Pittsburgh.
Elk v. Wilkins: assimilated Native Americans are not U.S. citizens.
Wabash v. Illinois.
The Equal Rights Party nominates Mrs. Belva A. Lockwood, a lawyer, for president.
Democrat Grover Cleveland elected president.
San Francisco residents Joseph and Mary Tape sue the school board in order to enroll their Chinese daughter Mamie in a public school.
United Chinese Society founded in Honolulu.
Samuel McClure founds first American newspaper syndicate.
Chinese language school established in San Francisco by the Chinese Six Companies.
Vancouver branch of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) established.