This Year - The Moslem League was organized in India to help keep Moslem rights.
This Year - The first Russian Duma is elected, only to be dissolved.
This Year - Iran got it's first constitution.B00000IYRC
This Year - The San Francisco earth quake and fire.
This Year - Britian takes over rule of Nigeria.
This Year - Bezalel School of Art founded.
This Year - London, EnglandHealth and Beauty Charles Nessler invents the electric Permenent wave machine.
01 - Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory.
01 - Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51.
06 - Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs," premieres in Paris.
12 - Football rules committee legalizes forward pass.
12 - 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26).
13 - Radio 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile.
19 - Gerhart Hauptmann's "Und Pippa Tanzt!," premieres in Berlin.
22 - Robert Ervin Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror), is born.
25 - Pierre L Goossens, Belgian archbishop of Malines/Cardinal, dies at 78.
25 - Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70.
27 - Sports Rudolf Gundersen skates world record 500m at 44.8 sec.
31 - Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter.
01 - 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas.
09 - Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio.
10 - Britain's 1st modern & largest battleship "HMS Dreadnought" launched.
12 - George Cohans musical "George Washington," premieres in NYC.
16 - Vera Menchik, Moscow, 1st official women's world chess champ 1927, is born.
17 - Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice marries in the White House.
19 - WK Kellogg & Ch Bolin found Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co.
22 - Black evangelist William J Seymour arrives in LA Calif.
23 - Johann Hoch, US murderer, executed.
23 - Tommy Burns beats Marvin Hart in 20 for heavyweight boxing title.
27 - France & Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides.
03 - Aviation Vuia I aircraft built by Romanian Traja Vuia tested in France.
06 - Nora Blatch is 1st woman elected to American Soc of Civil Engineers.
06 - Heavy storm bursts dike flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands.
07 - Finnish Senate accepts universal suffrage, except for poor.
10 - Coal dust explosion kills 1,060 at Courrieres France.
15 - Brits Rolls, Royce & Johnson form Rolls Royce Ltd.0963651722
17 - Pres Theodore Roosevelt uses term "muckrake".
20 - George B Shaws "Captain Brassbound's Conversion," premieres in London.
24 - "Census of the British Empire" shows England rules 1/5 of the world.
06 - 1st animated cartoon copyrighted.
11 - Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity.
13 - Mutiny on Portuguese battleships Dom Carlos & Vasco da Gama.
14 - Pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press.
18 - 8.25 earthquake shakes SF Calif.
18 - SF earthquake & fire kills nearly 4,000 & destroys 75% of city.
19 - SF Earthquake ends killing 452.
19 - Sports 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45.
25 - John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67.
26 - 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii.
03 - British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey.
10 - Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time.
14 - Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising.
17 - Switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic.
19 - Italian King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president open Simplon tunnel.
19 - Federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes.
22 - Aviation Wright Brothers patents an aeroplane.
26 - Archaeological Institute of America forms.
31 - AAssassination of King Alfonso XIII & Victoria von Battenberg in Madrid.
03 - Belgian King Leopold II calls Congo his private possession.
07 - Famous Cunard passenger liner Lusitania launches.
14 - Pogrom against Jews in Bialystok, Polish Russia.
17 - Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies.
22 - Hakon VII crowned king of Norway.
25 - Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit.
26 - Sports Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France).
30 - John Hope becomes 1st black president of Morehouse College.
04 - Great Britain, France & Italy grant Independence to Ethiopia.
12 - Alfred Dreyfus found innocent in France.0394555090
15 - Republic museum opens Rembrandt hall in Amsterdam.
23 - Pogroms against Jews in Oddessa.
10 - Pope Pius X bans Associations cults.
13 - Texas In Brownsville black troops rioted against segregation. On nov 06 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt discharged three companies of black soldiers involved in the riot.
13 - In a race riot in Atlanta, ten blacks and two whites were killed.
15 - 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago.
16 - 8.6 earthquake destroys Valparaiso Chile, fire kills 20,000. u.17
22 - 1st Victor Victrola manufactured.
23 - Cuba's 1st president Tom s Estrada Palma asks for US intervention.
29 - Bridge in St Lawrence Canada caves in; 70 die.
01 - British New Guinea becomes Australian Papua New Guinea.
01 - Alberta adopts Mountain Standard Time.
13 - Aviation 1st airplane flight in Europe.
16 - Kaarlo Nieminen wins 1st Finnish marathon.
16 - Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole.
22 - Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21.
28 - US troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909.
29 - US intervenes in Cuba ousts dictator Estrada Palma.
02 - Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title.
03 - US regime names Charles Magoon, governor of Cuba.
03 - SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy.
08 - Health and Beauty Karl Nessler demonstrates 1st 'permanent wave' for hair, in London.
11 - San Francisco begins school for "Asians".
20 - Dr Lee DeForest demonstrated his electrical vacuum tube.
22 - 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Philadelphia.
25 - US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion," a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting.
31 - George Bernard Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra," premieres in NYC.
20 - George Bernard Shaws "Doctor's Dilemma," premieres in London.
21 - China prohibits opium trade.067944663X
22 - Intl Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help.
23 - Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormon Church, convicted of polygamy.
28 - Tommy Burns and Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title.
01 - Cinema Omnia Pathe, world's 1st cinema, opens (Paris).
04 - Alpha Phi Alpha, 1st Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms.
09 - NY American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo.
10 - Pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
11 - US president Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo.
20 - Venezuela (under vice-pres Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet.
24 - Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass).
27 - 1st annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, RI.
28 - Ecuador adopts its constitution.
30 - Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy.
31 - French/British/Italian treaty concerning rights on Abyssinia.
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