Miners strike at Leadville, Colorado.
Founding of the Christian Commonwealth Colony.
Voters in Idaho and Utah grant women suffrage.
National Association of Colored Women founded with Mary Church Terrell as president.Yick Wo v. Hopkins
; San Francisco's enforcement of a safety ordinance against only Chinese Americans is unconstitutional.
First Atlanta Conferences for the Study of the Negro Problem (continue annually until 1907).
Free-silver forces capture Democratic party and nominate William Jennings Bryan.
First Japanese to be naturalized is Shinsei Kaneko from California.
Honoluluís Chinatown is burned after a bubonic plague scare.
Utah becomes forty-fifth state.Gold discovered in Yukon.
Supreme Court upholds "separate but equal" doctrine in Plessy v. Ferguson
Republican William Mckinley (Ohio) is elected president (November 3).