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In the year Dorothy was born...

The Olympic Games opened in Athens, Greece, on April 9.

On April 18, at 5.12am, an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco.

Orville and Wilbur Wright were granted a patent for a "flying machine" on May 22.

On November 22, an international conference agreed to adopt the telegraphic code SOS as a distress signal for ships.

Mount Vesuvius erupted, devastating Naples.

The Story of the Kelly Gang was released, becoming the world's first feature film.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jul 18, 2006
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