Albert Einstein, German-born US physicist, died
The first launderette, called a washeteria, was opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
An earthquake and the fire that followed it destroyed most of the city of San Francisco, and killed over 450 people
The Natural History Museum in South Kensington, London, UK, was opened
Denmark is 1st country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals
LHumanit‚, under Jean JaurŠs begins publishing