From Modernism Lab Essays
W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk
Erskine Childers, Riddle of the Sands
Pogroms in Russia.
Panamanian independence from Colombia; treaty with U.S. to build Panama Canal.
Curies discover properties of radium.
December 17: Wright Brothers achieve flight in Kitty Hawk, South Carolina.
- ↑ See Martin Gilbert, A History of the Twentieth Century (HarperCollins, 2001), pp. 14-20.