- 1st US federal corrupt election practices law passed
- In Austria, universal and direct suffrage (limited to males over 24) is introduced, a reform long demanded by the socialists and others
- J M Synge's "Playboy of Western World" opens; police are called
- The Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III is officially introduced into British Military Service, and remains the oldest military rifle still in official use.
Day of the Week: Saturday