- Boer War (1899-1902) - descendants of the Dutch fight for independence from Britain.
- The first wireless transatlantic radio signal from England to Newfoundland is sent by Guglielmo Marconi.
- The foundation of Russian Social Revolutionary party (Bolsheviks).
- Edison General Electric Co introduces it's christmas tree lights.
- The first facelift is performed by surgeon Eugene Hollander, in Berlin, on a Polish aristocrat.
- Gustave Whitehead possibly made first manned flight.
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