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James V. Campbell, Dean
Thomas M. Cooley, Dean
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First class at MLaw has one foreign student
Law Dept. established
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First African American student admitted; Gabriel Franklin Hargo
Gabriel Franklin Hargo graduated
First female student admitted; Sarah Killgore
Sarah Killgore graduated
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Darwin's The Origin of the Species published
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International Red Cross Founded
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Ulysses S. Grant Presidency
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Department of Justice established
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