- 1st "Keystone Kops" film, entitled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy"
- Aswan Low Dam in Nile begins operation
Indian revolutionary underground in Bengal and Punjab, headed by Rash Behari Bose attempts to assassinate the Viceroy of India, Lord Hardinge by throwing a homemade bomb into the Viceroys's Howdah (elephant carriage) during a ceremonial procession through the streets of Delhi. Although wounded, the Viceroy survives. Investigations lead to the Delhi conspiracy trial.Learn More
- Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist, dies at 62
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes