Births of Roland Penrose and Luis Bunuel and Rene Crevel and Therese Maure.
 Trans Siberian Railway opens between Moscow and Irkutsk.
 Houdini escaping.
 Lord Kitchener places 120,000 Boer women and children in concentration camps. 20,000 die of disease and neglect.
 Boxer Rebellion in China.
 Only 144 miles of hard surface roads in USA but 13,800 automobiles.
 Pablo Picasso paints Le Moulin de la Galette.

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