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BACILLUS, leprosy, 1879; tuberculosis,
  1882; diphtheria, 1883; lockjaw, 1884;
  cholera, 1884; influenza, 1892; an-
  thrax, 1895.
Bacteria, discovery of, 1863; in pus,
  1881.
Bagehot, Wshlter, death of, 1877.
Balaklava, battle of, 1854.
Balfour, fall of Cabinet, 1905.
Balkan States, autonomy of Moldavia,
  Waliachia, and Servia, 1826; revolu-
  tion in, 1848; war with Turkey, 1853,
  1854, 1876.
Baltimore fire, 1904.
Balzac, Honore de, death of, 1850.
Bancroft, George, death of, 1891.
Barcelona, insurrection at, 1842; an-
  archist outrages, 1893, 1894.
Bartholdi. Statue of Liberty, 1886;
  death of, 1904.
Bautzen, battle of, 1813.
Barras, Count, death of, 1829.
Bayard, T. F., death of, 1898.
Bazaine, in Mexico, 1S63, 1864: in
  Franco-Prussian war, 1870, 1871;
  death of, 1888.
Beaconsfield, debate with Gladstone,
  1852; death of, 1881.
Beauharnais, in Italy, 1809.
Beauregard, P. G., in Civil War,
  1861-1865; death of, 1893.
Beecher, H. W., death of, 1887.
Beef Trust, declared illegal, 1905.
Beethoven, homage to, 1814; death of,
  1827.
Belfort taken, 1871.
B'elgium, gains independence, 1830;
  Conference, 1831.
Belzoni, researches In Egypt, 1817.
Berm, General, in Hungarian revolu-
  tion, 1848, 1849.
Benedek, General, in Italy, 1859; In
  war with Prussia, 1866.
Beranger, imprisoned, 1817; death of,
  1857.
Beresina, battle of, 1812.
Besant, Walter, death of, 1901.
Bering  Sea, controversy, 1889, 1891,
  1893.
Berlin, Napoleon enters, 1806; Decrees,
  1806; Russians drive French from,
  1813; treaty of, 1878.
Bernadotte, made King of Sweden,
  1810; refuses aid to France, 1811;
  death of, 1844.
Berry, Duchess of, revolution of the,
Berry, Duke of, assassinated, 1820.
Bessieres, Marshal, 1804, 1807, 1808,
  1809, 1812; death of, 1836.
Bethel, Big, battle of, 1861.
Bismarck, plots against Austria, 1865;
  unification of Germany, 1866; re-
  Signs, 1890: death of, 1898.
  "Black Friday," 1869.
Black Hawk War, 1831, 1832.
"Black Warrior" confiscated, 1854.
Bladensburg, battle of, 1814.



Blaine, James G., 1866, 1867; death of,
1893.
Blake, William, death of, 1827.
Blanc, 1842, 1847, 1848; death of, 18UL
Bland Silver Coinage bill, 1878,
Blizzard, the great, 1888.
Bloch, Jean de, death of, 1902.
Blucher, General, 1813, 1814, 1815.
Blum, Robert, 1848.
Bocklin, Arnold, death of, 1901.
Bobrikoff assassinated, 1904.
Boer War, the, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902.
Boer generals visit England, 1902.
Bolivar leads revolt in Venezuela, 1810;
raises expedition in Haiti, 1816; frees
  slaves in Venezuela, 1816; captures
  Spanish ships at Margerita, 1816;
  dictator of Peru, 1823; death of,
  1830.
Bolivia, Independence of, 1817.
Bonaparte, family of, receive thrones,
1806; exiled, 1816.
Bonaparte, Jerome, King of West-
phalia, 1806, 1807, 1813, 1847.
Bonaparte, Joseph, King of Naples,
1806; King of Spain, 1808; regent,
1814, 1815; death of, 1844.
Bonaparte, Josephine, divorced, 1809;
death of, 1814.
Bonaparte, Louis, King    of Holland,
  1806, 1807, 1809, 1810; death of, 1846.
Bonaparte, Lucien, death of, 1840.
Bonaparte,   Napoleon.    See   Napo-
  leon I
Bonheur, Rosa, death of, 1899.
Booth, Edwin, death of, 1893.
Booth, Junius Brutus, 1821; death of,
  1852.
Borneo, British aid Sultan, 1840.
Borodino, battle of, 1812; Napoleon I
  retreats to, 1812.
Bosphorus, foreign warships excluded
  from, 1840.
Boughton, G. H., death of, 1905.
Bouguereau, A. W., death of, 1905.
Boulanger, career of, 1888, 1889, 1891.
"Bourgogne," wreck of, 1898.
Bragg, General, in Civil War, 1862.
  1865.
Brahms, Johannes, death of, 1879.
Brazil, revolutions, 1821, 1822; war
  with Argentina, 1825; republic, 1889;
  revolution in, 1891; dispute with Bo-
  livia, 1903.
Bright, John, death of, 1889.
Brooklyn Bridge, 1883.
Bronte, Charlotte, death of, 1847.
Brown, John, In Kansas, 1855, 1856; at
  Harper's Ferry, 1859.
Brussels, World's Fair at, 1897.
Brunswick, Duke of, 1806, 1809; death
  of, 1815.
Bryant, W. C., 1808, 1817; death of.
  1878.
Buchanan, President, 1856, 1857.
Buchanan, Robert, death of, 1901.
Buell, General, in Civil War, 1861.
  1862.
Pulgaria, war with Servla, 1885, 1886.
Bull, Ole, death of, 1880.
Bull Run. battle of, 1861.



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