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January 1st
The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia were established as the Commonwealth of Australia. Edmund Barton became the first Prime Minister to take office.
January 1st
In Africa, Nigeria became a British protectorate.
January 22nd
Queen Victoria died which brought the Victorian age to a close. Her eldest son, Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales became the new King, reigning as King Edward VII.
January 27th
The famous Italian composer Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi died.
February 20th
The legislature of Hawaii, a territory of the United States of America since 1900, convened for the first time.
April 29th
The future Emperor of Japan, Hirohito was born. Emperor Hirohito was the Japanese leader during and after the Japanese defeat in WWII.
May 9th
Commonwealth of Australia opened its first parliament in Melbourne.
June 12th
The island of Cuba became a United States protectorate.
August 21st
The famous American Cadillac Motor Company was formed in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
September 2nd
Vice President Theodore Roosevelt uttered the famous phrase, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.
September 6th
The 25th President of the United States of America, William McKinley, was shot by an American anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. The President died eight days later, on September 14th.
September 7th
The Boxer Rebellion in China was officially ended with the signing of the Boxer Protocol in Peking between the Great Powers and China.
September 14th
Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the 26th President of the United States, after the assassination of President William Mckinley.
September 29th
The Italian physicist Enrico Fermi was born in Rome. Fermi would later win the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1938, and also worked on the secret Manhattan Project during World War II.
October 29th
The assassin of US President William McKinley, Leon Czolgosz, was executed by electrocution in Auburn prison in Auburn, New York.
US elections. Theodore Roosevelt was elected as the new President of the United States of America.
December 5th
Werner Heisenberg, German physicist who developed 'Quantum Theory' and the 'Uncertainty Principle' was born.
December 10th
Marie Curie received her doctorate. The first Nobel Prize ceremony was held in Stockholm on the fifth anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death.
December 12th
Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi established the first cross-Atlantic radio communication. A signal was sent from Cornwall in England, and was received in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. The signal sent is Morse code for the letter "S."

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