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Movie history events from 1886

An American Tail. (An American Tail)

The rail bridge over Clayton Ravine is completed. (Hill Valley, CA) (Back to the Future Part III)

John Merrick, the Elephant Man, is befriended by Dr Frederick Treves. (London) (The Elephant Man)

Madame Celine Villenueve Desgoffe und Taxis's husband dies, making her the Dowager Countess Madame D. (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

Allan Quatermain fakes his own death. (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

Dominick Salvatore Rizzo, father of Enrico Salvatore "Ratso" Rizzo, born. (Midnight Cowboy)

Lord Nelson Rathbone, 10th in line to the British throne, kills Chon Wang's Father and steals the Imperial Seal of China. (Forbidden City, China) (Shanghai Knights)

27th May: Jack Slade, Jr is hired by Joseph Ryan of the Pinkerton Agency to track and bring to justice the notorious "Wild Bunch". (St. Louis, Missouri) (The Return of Jack Slade)

15th June: Egged on by fellow tavern patrons, newsman Phineas Mitchell offhandedly suggests to Steve Brodie that jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge would be just the fasttrack to fame he's looking for. Brodie weighs the merits of the plan over a couple of beers, much to the chagrin of his fiancee, barmaid Jenny O'Rourke. (New York City, New York) (Park Row)

19th June: William Howard Taft marries Helen Herron. (Cincinnati, Ohio) (The Winds of Kitty Hawk)

7th August: Bill McKechnie is born. (Wilkinsburg, PA) (The Babe)

4th September: Geronimo surrenders to U.S. government troops. (near Ft. Bowie, Arizona) (Geronimo)

18th November: Chester A. Arthur dies. (New York City) (Cattle King)

18th December: Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb is born. (Narrows, Georgia) (Cobb)


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