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history - the Herero Rebellion in German South-West Africa (modern day Namibia) begins - Russo-Japanese War - the Dalai Lama signs the Anglo-Tibetan Treaty

culture - U.S. Army engineers begin work on The Panama Canal - the Trans-Siberian railway is completed - Rudolf Steiner: Theosophy: An Introduction to the Spiritual Processes in Human Life and in the Cosmos - Ernst Haeckel: Kunstformen der Natur - Hermann Hesse: Peter Camenzind - Jack London: The Sea-Wolf - Theodor Herzl (†) - Anton Chekhov (†)

music - Alban Berg and Anton von Webern begin their studies under Arnold Schönberg - Leoš Janáček: Jenůfa - Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Antonín Dvořák (†)