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1899

1900

history - Boxer Rebellion: Boxers destroy 3 villages near Peking and kill 60 Chinese Christians - Philippine-American War - In France, the length of a legal workday for women and children is limited to 11 hours - Hawaii becomes an official U.S. territory - the United Kingdom proclaims a protectorate over Tonga - Russia invades Manchuria - Sergeant William Harvey Carney is awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in 1863, as the first African American to have been awarded this medal - The Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act passes the British Parliament

culture - the first zeppelin flight is carried out over Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany - the Wright Brothers began their first untethered glider flights - Max Planck announces his discovery of the law of black body emission, marking the birth of quantum physics - the Paris Métro opens, with entrances designed by Hector Guimard - Arthur Schnitzler: Reigen - August Strindberg: The Dance of Death - Sigmund Freud: Die Traumdeutung (The Interpretation of Dreams) - Friedrich Nietzsche (†) - Oscar Wilde (†)

music - Phonogrammarchiv founded in Berlin, Germany - Giacomo Puccini: Tosca - Arthur Sullivan (†)

1901

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