E.M. Forster, Where Angels Fear to Tread

Henri Matisse, Le bonheur de vivre (Joy of Life) (1905-1906)

Oscar Wilde, De Profundis (posthumous)

George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara

Ford Madox Ford, The Soul of London

Failed Russian Revolution; creation of the Duma.

End of Russo-Japanese War.

Founding of Sinn Fein in Ireland.

Norway gains independence from Sweden.

First regular motorized bus service in London.[1]


  1. See Martin Gilbert, A History of the Twentieth Century (HarperCollins, 2001), pp. 25-32.