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history - Cuba gains independence from the United States

culture - the first Aswan Dam on The Nile is completed - Electric Theatre, the first movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles CA - Post Office Savings Bank in Vienna, Austira, designed by Otto Wagner is completed - Joseph Conrad: Heart of Darkness - Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles - Emile Zola (†)

music - Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande - Scott Joplin: The Entertainer