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history - Colombia recognizes the independence of Panama - the last United States troops leave Cuba after being there since the Spanish-American War - Serbia accepts Austrian control over Bosnia and Herzegovina - the United States Army Signal Corp Division purchases the world's first military airplane, a Wright Military Flyer, from the Wright Brothers - Ottoman Empire slaughters thousands of Armenian Christians

culture - the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, now BP, is incorporated - AEG Turbine Factory in Berlin, designed by Peter Behrens is completed - Ferenc Molnár: Liliom - Emil Nolde: The Last Supper

music - Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel - Richard Strauss: Elektra - Franz Lehar: Der Graf von Luxemburg (The Count of Luxembourg) - Arnold Schönberg: Das Buch der hängenden Gärten (The Book of the Hanging Gardens): breaks away from conventional musical order through its usage of atonality - Isaac Albéniz (†) - Francisco Tárrega (†)

first released recordings - Fisk University Jubilee Quartet/Singers

released songs - Fisk University Jubilee Singers: Old Black Joe. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot