- Portuguese revolution leads to the end of the monarchy.
- French physicist George Claude invents neon light.
- Thomas Edison demonstrates the talking motion picture.
- Artificial silk stockings made in Germany for the first time.
- Duncan Black & Alonzo Decker found Black & Decker in Baltimore, USA.
- Mrs John B Dodd starts Father's Day.
- The Dalai Lama is forced to flee Tibet as Chinese invade Lhasa.
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