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- January 6 - Maria Montessori opens her first school and daycare center for working class children in Rome (Casa dei Bambini in San Lorenzo).
- January 14 - An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica kills more than a 1,000
- January 23 - Charles Curtis from Kansas, becomes the first Native American US Senator.
- March 5 - The new Duma is opened in St. Petersburg, Russia and 40,000 demonstrators had to be dispersed by Russian troops.
- March 18 - Train robbery in Sweden (first and only as of 2004)
- March 22 - The first cabs with taxi meters began operating in London
- May 27 - A Bubonic plague outbreak begins in San Francisco, California.
- July 25 - Korea becomes a protectorate of Japan.
- August 1-9 - Baden-Powell leads the first Scout camp on Brownsea Island, England.
- September 26 - New Zealand becomes a dominion
- November 16 - Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory become Oklahoma and are admitted as the 46th U.S. state.
- December 19 - Explosion in coal mine in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania - 239 dead
- The Diamond Sutra of 868, a Buddhist scripture later dated as earliest example of block printing, is discovered in the Mogao Caves.
- The triode thermionic amplifier invented by Lee DeForest, starting the development of electronics as a practical technology.
- The [[Autochrome Lumi�re]] is the first color photography process marketed.
- Herero Wars end
- French warship Jena explodes - 117 dead
- First parliamentary elections in the Philippines
- Adlon Hotel finished in Berlin
- January 3 - Ray Milland, actor (d. 1986)
- January 19 - Lilian Harvey, actress (d. 1968)
- January 20 - Barbara Stanwyck, actress (d. 1990)
- January 20 - Paula Wessely, actress (d. 2000)
- January 23 - Dan Durya, actor (d. 1968)
- February 1 - G�nter Eich, lyricist (d. 1972)
- February 11 - E W Swanton, author & sports commentator (d. 1990)
- February 15 - Cesar Romero, actor (d. 1994)
- February 17 - Buster Crabbe, swimming champion, actor (d. 1983)
- February 21 - W. H. Auden, English poet (d. 1973)
- February 22 - Robert Young, actor (d. 1998)
- February 22 - Sheldon Leonard, actor, writer, director, producer (d. 1997)
- February 27 - Mildred Bailey, jazz performer (d. 1951)
- March 8 - Constantine Caramanlis, Greek politician (d. 1998)
- March 11 - Helmut von Moltke, jurist (d. 1945)
- March 15 - Zarah Leander, actress and singer (d. 1981)
- April 3 - Iron Eyes Cody, actor (d. 1999)
- April 12 - Felix de Weldon, sculptor (d. 2003)
- April 29 - Tino Rossi, French singer (d. 1983)
- May 8 - Wof Stefan Traugott Graf von Baudissin, general (d. 1993)
- May 9 - Baldur von Schirach, Nazi official (d. 1974)
- May 11 - Rose Aus�nder, poet (d. 1988)
- May 12 - Katharine Hepburn, actress (d. 2003)
- May 13 - Dame Daphne du Maurier, author (d. 1989)
- May 14 - Ayub Khan, President of Pakistan (d. 1974)
- May 22 - [[Herg�]], Belgian writer-artist (d. 1983)
- May 22 - Sir Laurence Olivier, actor, director (d. 1989)
- May 26 - John Wayne ("The Duke"), actor (d. 1979)
- May 30 - Elly Beinhorn, pilot
- June 14 - [[Ren� Char]], French poet (d. 1988)
- July 6 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter (d. 1954)
- July 7 - Robert Heinlein, American (science fiction author) (d. 1988)
- August 12 - Joe Besser, member of the Three Stooges (d. 1988)
- August 13 - Viscount William Waldorf Astor, British parliamentarian (d. 1966)
- September 15 - Fay Wray, actress (d. 2004)
- September 18 - Leon Askin, actor
- October 5 - Mrs. Miller, singer (d. 1997)
- October 9 - Quintin Hogg, later Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, British politician (d. 2001)
- October 15 - Varian Fry, ran an escape network in wartime Marseille, France (d. 1967)
- October 19 - Roger Wolfe Kahn, band leader (d. 1962)
- October 22 - Jimmie Foxx, Baseball Hall of Famer (d. 1967)
- November 14 - Astrid Lindgren, Swedish author of children's books (d. 2002)
- December 7 - [Lily] Teresa Ferster Glazier (Glazier is her married name), American author of The Least You Should Know About English
- December 23 - James Roosevelt, businessman, politician (d. 1991)
- December 27 - Johann Wilhelm Trollmann, German boxer (d. 1943)
- Ismail Nasiruddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Zainal Abidin III, later Sultan of Terengganu and 4th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
- Zhang Chongren , Chinese artist.
- January 20 - Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev periodic table
- January 31 - Timothy Eaton, department store founder
- February 11 - Peter J Savelberg, Dutch monastery founder
- May 12 - Joris-Karl Huysmans, author
- May 19 - Benjamin Baker, English engineer
- August 15 - Joseph Joachim, violinist
- August 16 - James Hector, geologist
- September 4 - Edvard Grieg, composer
- November 28 - Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist, poet, painter, architect (b. 1869)
- December 17 - Lord Kelvin, physicist and engineer, created kelvin temperature scale
- Physics - Albert Abraham Michelson
- Chemistry - Eduard Buchner
- Medicine - Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
- Literature - Rudyard Kipling
- Peace - Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Louis Renaultaf:1907
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