From Modernism Lab Essays
Thomas Mann, Buddenbrooks
James Joyce, "The Day of the Rabblement"
January 22: Death of Queen Victoria.
Assassination of President William McKinley.
Britain creates concentration camps in South Africa; approximately 78,000 prisoners die.
Plague in India will kill approximately 7 million in first decade of 20th century.
First transatlantic telegraph.
- ↑ See Martin Gilbert, A History of the Twentieth Century (HarperCollins, 2001), pp. 5-10, 61.