- -15] British "Black Week" due to defeats in South Africa
- Battle at Storm Berge South Africa - Boers vs British army
- Delta Sigma Phi fraternity founded at City College of New York, to spread "the principles of friendship and brotherhood among college men, without respect to race or creed."
Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No