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.[1]

  1. See Martin Gilbert, A History of the Twentieth Century (HarperCollins, 2001), pp. 32-37.