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It's great to be 100: what else came to pass in 1905 besides the launch of the journal of accountancy? Here are some other important occurrences of that memorable year.

It happened in 1905 Revolution--political, scientific and artistic--was in the air.

Events

* A failed first attempt at revolution in Russia occurred when 200,000 workers marched on the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg and were fired on by troops.

* President Theodore Roosevelt served as mediator in peace talks that ended the Russo-Japanese War.

* Albert Einstein published his theory of relativity, which included the equation E = [mc.sup.2].

* The first movie theater, or nickelodeon, opened in Pittsburgh. The first film shown was The Great Train Robbery.

Books

* White Fang by Jack London

* The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

Music

* Clair de tune by Claude Debussy

* The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar

* My Gal Sal by Paul Dresser

* Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie by Harry Von Tilzer & Andrew B. Sterling

Art

* Family of Saltimbanques, Pablo Picasso (in his Rose Period)

* Water-Lilies, Claude Monet

Inventions

* The Popsicle

* Novocaine

Sports

* The New York Giants beat the Philadelphia A's in the World Series

* Hockey's Stanley Cup was won by the Ottawa Silver Seven

Celebrating their centennials

* The Florida Society of CPAs, Colorado Society of CPAs, Georgia Society of CPAs, Wisconsin Society of CPAs and Rhode Island Society of CPAs

* The Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan

* The Juilliard School of dance, music and theater in New York

* The city of Las Vegas

* The National Audubon Society

* Norway

Rotary International

* The Society of Automotive Engineers

* The Spiegel catalog

* Variety newspaper

Born in 1905

* Claudette Colbert, actor

* Joseph Cotton, actor

* Agnes de Mille, choreographer

* Christian Dior, fashion designer

* Tommy Dorsey, bandleader

* Henry Fonda, actor

* Greta Garbo, actor

* Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

* Lillian Hellman, writer

* Howard Hughes, billionaire inventor

* Myrna Loy, actor

* John O'Hara, writer

* Ayn Rand, writer

* Jean Paul Sartre, writer

* Jule Styne, composer

* Maria Von Trapp, subject of The Sound of Music
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