Ålesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Ålesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Jugendstil style.
- Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer & pedagogue, born in Telč, Czech Republic (d. 1969)
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes