- Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory
- The poll tax of £1 per head on all adult male inhabitants of Natal, South Africa, except indentured Indians and married Blacks, imposed by the Natal parliament in 1905, becomes payable.
- Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)
- Joseph Miroslav Weber, Czech composer, dies at 51
- Sir Hugh Nelson, Australian politician (Premier of Queensland (b. 1835)