Anglo-Persian Oil Company organized to exploit the D'Arcy concession.
Home Rule for South Africa.
Degania, the first Israeli kibbutz, is established.
U.S. Marines continue to occupy the Isthmus of Panama, which they will do until January 21, 1914.
January: British Liberal Party loses 100 seats in British General Election.
August 14: British authorities in Sudan arrest Muktar al-Hashimi, who has declared himself to be Sahib al-Waqt or the 'Master of Time' and declared he has been instructed by God and the Prophet to declare a jihad and to rule Sudan until nabi 'isa (Prophet Jesus) came. They also arrest two of his sons and kill a third son in the process.
October 10: British court sentences Muktar al-Hashimi to hang. One son is given a life sentence and another a commuted the death sentence of the other.
October 13: Francisco Ferrer is executed. Shouts to the firing squad: "I forgive you, children! Aim straight."