Death of Henrik Ibsen
Death of Paul Cézanne
Upton Sinclair, The Jungle
April 18: earthquake in San Francisco.
Coinage of the term "suffragette."
Launching of the battleship Dreadnought.
Invention of the jukebox and introduction of Kellogg's Corn Flakes.
Coca-Cola replaces cocaine with caffeine.
First radio broadcast.
- ↑See Martin Gilbert, A History of the Twentieth Century (HarperCollins, 2001), pp. 32-37.