Events in Poland
March 3 - about 110 miners died in a fire at KWK "Kleofas" in Katowice.
June - 3rd Rally of the "Sokół" Gymnastic Society in Krakow (M.Kirkor, long jump - 4.70 m).
June 13 - the first horse-drawn tram line was launched in Grudziądz.
July 3 - the first electric tram hit the streets of Bydgoszcz.
July 8 - work on the Golgotha painting panorama by Jan Styka, Tadeusz Popiel and Zygmunt Rozwadowski was completed in Lviv, currently exhibited in a specially constructed building at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
July 19 - Park im. Wojciech Bednarski in Krakow.
July 23 - the premiere of the opera Goplana with music by Władysław Żeleński and a libretto by Ludomił German based on Juliusz Słowacki's Balladyna took place in Krakow.
August 3 - Hala Targowa was opened in Gdańsk.
August 10 - Ujazdowski Park in Warsaw was opened.
August 12 - the first electric trams set off in Gdańsk.
September 7 - the first film screening in the city took place in Wrocław.
November 14 - Krakow: second film screening in Poland (Lumiere brothers' apparatus).
November 21 - the Society of Krakow History and Monuments Enthusiasts was established.
November 25 - the first section of the Eastern Galician Local Railways (Tarnopol - Kopyczyńce) was opened.
November 27 - the church of St. Aleksego in Łódź.
December - the Masurian People's Party was founded, operating among Masurian peasants. In Kraków, in Czerwony Prądnik and in Dąbie, a workers' association with a Catholic-national orientation called "Przyjaźń" was established.
The construction of the Gdańsk Główny railway station begins.
A beaten road Garczegorze - Ulinia was built.
January 2 - The British armed raid organized by Leander Starr Jameson and his subordinate policemen from Rhodesia and Bechuanaland against the South African Republic ended in defeat.
January 4 - USA: Utah joined the EU as the 45th state.
21 January - Argentinian football club Club Atlético Banfield is established.
January 22 - First Italo-Abyssinian War: surrender of the Italian garrison in besieged Mekeli.
February 1 - Giacomo Puccini's opera La Boheme premiered at the Teatro Regio in Turin.
February 9 - the first world figure skating championship ended in St. Petersburg. The German Gilbert Fuchs won the only solo competition that was played.
February 14 - Theodor Herzl published the treatise The Jewish State, which was the ideological basis of Zionism.
February 25 - Paul de Smet de Naeyer becomes Prime Minister of Belgium.
26 February - Henri Becquerel discovered the phenomenon of radioactivity by observing the effect on the photosensitive material of a rock containing uranium.
March 1 - Ethiopian troops defeated Italian troops at the Battle of Adua.
March 3 - Lyn Fotball football club is established.
March 4 - Martinus Theunis Steyn became president of the Orange Free State.
March 9 - Prime Minister Francisco Crispi resigned after the defeat of the Italian troops in the Battle of Adua with the Ethiopians.
March 10 - Greek Charilaos Vasilakos won the first marathon run with a time of 3 hours. 18 min.
British film pioneer Robert William Paul presented, with the help of a theater designer (inventor Brit Acres), "living pictures".
Alexander Popov established radio communication and transmitted telegraph signs over a distance of over 250 m.
Joseph Conrad married Jessie George.
March 31 - Tirésias Simon-Sam becomes president of Haiti.
April 3 - the first edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport was released in Italy.
April 6–15 - the first modern summer Olympic Games in Athens. The first Olympic champion was American three-jumper James Connolly.
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