Women's Suffrage in the US is recognized as beginning at the time of the Seneca Falls convention, and ending with the ratification of the 19th amendment.
California Gold Rush
1848 - 1855
The California Gold Rush resulted in over 300,000 people moving out to California, which was a major factor in the land becoming a state. A majority of those people were actually immigrants to America, sometimes families and sometimes individuals seeking wealth.
May 1884 - July 1884
The Pullman Strike was held by the workers of the Pullman company, which made train cars, in protest of their already low wages being cut even lower.
Women's Suffrage (Great Britain)
1865 - 1917
Women's Suffrage in Great Britain was officially marked as beginning (with the creation of the first suffrage committee there) in 1865 and passed equal voting laws in 1917, though the laws were then adjusted to be equal age restrictions in 1928. Much like the US, the group splintered because of lack of passing bills, and adopted more aggressive protest methods.
Eiffel Tower is Completed
March 31, 1889
The Eiffel Tower's construction took a number of years, and it was finally completed on March 31, 1889.
Two revolutions happened in Russia in 1917. One that overthrew the current monarch based government and the second which put the Bolsheviks in power.