The first Rotary Club was formed in Chicago.
The Wright brothers flew 25 miles in 38 minutes.
A lot at #1 Wall Street, New York, sold for $717,430 - a record price for real estate.
3,000 people were stricken and 400 died from a yellow fever outbreak in New Orleans, traced to
Variety was founded in New York as the official trade paper of the live theater industry.
The player/piano - which could be played manually or play "rolls" of pre-encoded music - was