May 17 - Aristides, ridden by African-American
jockey Oliver Lewis, wins the first Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
U.S. & World
Carmen, Georges Bizet's famous opera, premiers in Paris.
March 18 - The U.S. Senate approves a treaty with the Kingdom of Hawaii, granting the U.S. exclusive trade rights.
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