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1896

1897

history - Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy

culture - Vienna Secession movement founded - Guglielmo Marconi sends the first ever wireless communication over open sea - The word computer, meaning an electronic calculation device, is first used - Bayer first produces Aspirin - J. J. Thomson discovers the electron as a subatomic particle - Bram Stoker: Dracula - Edmond Rostand: Cyrano de Bergerac

music - Gramophone Company was formed (His Masters Voice, HMV) - first publications by Scott Joplin - Johannes Brahms (†)

1898

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