- Calvinist Reformed Union in Neth Church forms in Utrecht
San Francisco earthquake and fire kills nearly 4,000 while destroying 75% of the city
- The Los Angeles Times story on the Azusa Street Revival launches Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement.
- Clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem)
- Edgar Unsworth, Justice of Appeals (Gibralter)
- Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1846)