Explorer Fridtjof Nansen and his team complete first known crossing of Greenland interior, arriving in Godthaab
- New Zealand Natives, a privately organised and mainly Māori rugby team, plays first game in UK; beats Surry 4-1; first national rugby team to wear all-black & perform the 'haka'
- Claud Allister, British actor (Kiss Me Kate, Quartet, Bulldog Drummond), born in London, England (d. 1970)
- Roy Webb, American film composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1981)
- Tom King, English boxer, rower and bookmaker (English heavyweight champion), dies of bronchitus at 53