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After being completed on July 21, 1904, the Trans-Siberian Railway officially opens. Read More
At Port Arthur in Qing Dynasty China, the Russian Army surrenders during the Russo-Japanese War.
At the Premier Mine in South Africa near Pretoria the Cullinan Diamond is found. Read More
The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is opened in Christchurch, New Zealand. Read More
Two explosions on board HM Submarine A5 take place at Haulbowline Base in Ireland, killing six of the eleven crew due to gasoline fumes after refueling.
The International Rotary Club is established.
Theodore Roosevelt begins a full term as President of the United States.
A disaster at the Grover Shoe Factory in Brockton, Massachusetts kills 58 and consists of a boiler explosion, building collapse and fire.
The Tangier or First Moroccan Crisis is triggered by the assertion of German equality with France in Morocco by German Emperor Wilhelm II.
110 acres of downtown Nevada is purchased in an auction, later becoming Las Vegas. Read More
Norway achieves full independence when the Norwegian Parliament declares that the union with Sweden is dissolved.
An association is established in the United Kingdom as the Automobile Association. Read More
Neo-druidic rituals are initiated at Stonehenge in England by the Ancient Order of Druids .
The Treaty of Portsmouth is mediated by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and is signed by Japan and Russia over the Russo-Japanese War.
The Wright Brothers' achieve having the first aeroplane flight lasting over half an hour with Wilbur piloting Wright Flyer III, their third aeroplane, and staying in the air for 39 minutes.
94 are killed and over 200 injured during the Russian Revolution of 1905 when the Russian army opens fire on a street market in Tallinn.
Galatasaray SK is founded.
The repeal of the union with Norway is agreed upon by Sweden. Read More
Russia's first constitution is granted by Tsar Nicholas II and concedes a national assembly with limited powers.
The first general election is held by the Province of Alberta, Canada.
Sinn Féin is founded by Irish nationalist Arthur Griffith in Dublin as a political party having the goal of independence for all of Ireland.
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