1880 - 1910

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  • 1880 - 1910
    • 1880-1881 First Boer War.
    • 1884 - Mark Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
    • 1881 - First Electric Power Plant and Grid in Goldalming, Britain.
    • 1881 - President James A Garfield was Assassinated.
    • 1881 - Wave of Pogroms in Russian Empire.
    • 1882 - The British invasion and subsequent occupation of Egypt.
    • 1887 - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes his first Sherlock Holmes story, A study in Scarlet.
    • 1884 - Sir Hiram Maxim invents the first self-powered Machine gun.
    • 1888 - Jack the Ripper murders occur in Whitechapel, London.
    • 1889 - Vincent Van Gogh paints Starry Night.
    • 1883 - Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island is published.
    • 1886 - The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde is published by Robert Louis Stevenson.
    • 1890: The Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota was the last battle in the American Indian Wars.
    • 1890 -First use of the Electric chair as a method of execution.
    • 1899-1902 The Second Boer War.
    • 1897: Bram Stoker writes Dracula.
    • 1899–1913: Philippine–American War begins.
    • 1898: H. G. Wells publishes The War of the Worlds
    • 1899–1900: Indian famine kills over 1 million people.
    • 1891 - Thomas Hardy Publishes 'Tess of the D'Ubervilles'
    • 1893 — George Bernard Shaw, publishes Mrs. Warren’s Profession
    • 1895 — Oscar Wilde publishes The Importance of Being Earnest.
    • 1895 - Stephen Crane publishes The Red Badge of Courage
    • 1900 — Theodore Dreiser publishes Sister Carrie
    • 1903 - Jack London publishes The Call of the Wild
    • 1903 — Joseph Conrad publishes heart of Darkness.

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