The World Almanac and Book of Facts
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.
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American Federation of Labor : Officers elected at annual meeting at Pittsburgh , Pa . , November 26 : Samuel ... advanced the candidates behind that office , and all who were candidates for re - election were successful except the ...
Wisconsin Legislature elected Goverliam B. Bate ( Dem . ) ... Washington Legislature elected SamFlint , 111 ; Theodore A. Bell ( Dem . ) ... 18 , ended McLean , 8 . on the sixty - seventh ballot with the election of Jan. 16.
1 , 1795 Louis Napoleon elected President ...... Dec . 19 , 1848 The Consulate . The Second Empire . Bonaparte , Cambacérès , and Lebrun .. Dec. 24 , 1799 Napoleon III . elected Emperor ... Nov. 22 , 1852 Bonaparte , Consul for 10 years ...
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