02 - 1st motion picture theater opens (LA).
04 - Cecil Rhodes scholarship fund forms with $10 million.
05 - Soccer match riot between Scotland & England kills 25.
07 - Business Texas Oil Company (Texaco) forms.
11 - Battle at Rooiwal, South-Africa.
13 - J C Penney opens his 1st store in Kemmerer, Wyo.
14 - JC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo.
15 - Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Church in US".0195059123
18 - Denmark is 1st country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals.
19 - Sports 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12.
28 - US buys concession to build Panama Canal from French for $40 million.
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