In Washington, DC, the 43rd Congress of the United States ends its first session

In Washington, DC, Speaker James G. Blaine of Maine brings down the gavel on the first session of the Forty-third Congress of the United States. The House has sat for a total of 204 days. The "lame duck" second session will begin on December 7, 1874. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."  http://clerk.house.gov/art_history/house_history/index.html
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Legal/Political
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