PLatt Amendment makes Cuba an American protectorate (colony).
Pelican Bay, Florida becomes the first U.S. wildlife refuge. In 1970 it comes a Wilderness.
W.E.B. Dubois publishes The Souls of Black Folk.
Peter Ivanovich Stuchka becomes a Bolshevik.
British Colonial Secretary Neville Chamberlain discusses creating a Jewish homeland in Uganda or Kenya. The indigenes are not consulted. The 1903 Sixth Zionist Congress hangs a map of East Africa on the dais. Perhaps in a different timeline this results in an alternative nighmare.
Britain's Royal Niger Company conquers Kano, Sokoto and Burwari in northern Nigeria; repeating rifles, artillery, and Maxim guns carry the day against spears and flintlocks.
25 U.S. Marines are sent to protect the U.S. consul negotiating a treaty with Abyssinia.
March: Governor of Ufa, N.M. Bogdanovich, oreder troops to shoot into a crowwd of striking Zlatoust workers.