| This Year In|
- Henry Ford builds his first gasoline-powered wheeled vehicle.
- Utah is recognized as the 45th state of the Union.
- Major-General Robley publishes a book called Traffic in Heads, detailing European culture's obsession with shrunken heads.
- Mercedes Gonzaga de Ortiz steps into a Caul, prepared to become a Nephandi barabbi. She does this out of love of Alexander Gericault.