Wilbur & Orville Wright developed their third - and first successful - glider. They performed 970
flights, with some ranging over 600 feet.
The first post-season football game, the Tournament Of Roses (later the Rose Bowl), saw Michigan defeat Stanford 49-to-nothing.
The Republic of Cuba was established, ending American occupation.
The purported laziness of some southerners was discovered to be the symptom of hookworms.
New York's longest-running musical to date, Floradora, closed after 550 performances.
Elgar's Pomp & Circumstance - March #1 was one of the year's most popular songs.