• Interpritation of dreams

    Sigmund Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams published
  • Queen Victoria

    Queen Victoria dies and is succeeded by her son, Edward VII
  • Yellow fever

    A report of yellow fever read by the Yellow Fever Commission to the Pan-American Medical Congress at Havana, Cuba, describes experiments proving for the first time that the disease is transmitted by a mosquito.
  • Orville and Wilbur Wright

    The third glider built by Orville and Wilbur Wright, is flown successfully at Kitty Hawk, NC. During September and October they make nearly 1000 flights, several of more than 600 feet
  • Powerd glider

    The first powerd plane is flowen at kitty hawk
  • Ford

    The Ford Motor Company is organized by Henry Ford, who becomes its first President
  • Diesel engine

    The diesel engine shows for the first time in the U.S. at the St. Louis Exposition. The engine is based on the plans of the German inventor Rudolf Diesel.
  • First speed law

    The first speed law is passed in New York State. It mandated a maximum speed of 10 mph in populated districts, 15 mph in villages, and 20 mph in open country.
  • 46th state

    Oklahoma becomes the 46th State
  • Manhattan Bridge

    The Manhattan Bridge opens to traffic
  • immigration

    Japanese are restricted from immigrating to the U.S
  • North Pole

    North Pole reached by Robert E. Peary and Matthew Henson
  • hailys comet

    Thousands of people are convinced that the end of the world is at hand. due to hailys comet
  • Boy Scouts

    Boy Scouts of America is incorporated
  • Arizona

    Arizona is admitted to the Union, the 48th state
  • Indianapolis 500

    The first annual Indianapolis 500 auto race is won by Ray Harroun, completing the 500-mile course in 6 hrs., 42 min., 8 sec., with an average speed of 74.59 mph.
  • Panama canal

    The Panama Canal opens to barge service
  • Radiotelephone

    The first transatlantic radiotelephone communication is made from Arlington, VA to the Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Taxi

    The First Taxi cab is started in america
  • Prohibition

    Prohibition is voted in by Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Utah, making it law in 24 states