- British Independent Labour Party forms (Keir Hardie as its leader)
- U.S. Marines land in Honolulu from the U.S.S. Boston to prevent the queen from abrogating the Bayonet Constitution.
- Clarke Ashton Smith, American sci-fi author (Lost Worlds, Genius Loci)
- Jan Evangelista Zelinka, Czech composer (Meluzina), born in Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1969)
- Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)