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history - The U.S. Marines intervene in Hawaii, resulting in overthrow of the government of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii - Côte d'Ivoire becomes a French colony - France conquers Laos - Gandhi commits his first act of civil disobedience in India - New Zealand becomes the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote

culture - Thomas A. Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio in West Orange, New Jersey - Rudolf Diesel receives a patent for the diesel engine - Karl May: Winnetou - Edvard Munch: The Scream - Guy de Maupassant (†)

music - Happy Birthday To You by Mildred J. Hill and Patty Smith Hill first published in the book "Song Stories for the Kindergarten" - Engelbert Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel - Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World", premiere at Carnegie Hall, New York City - Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 6 in B minor "Pathétique" - Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff - Alfredo Catalani (†) - Charles Gounod (†) - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (†)