Supreme Court orders dissolution of American Tobacco Companies.
Strike by Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) members in Paterson, New Jersey.
Hague Opium Treaty.
U.S. Marines occupy Nicaragua.
Illinois grants women the vote.
Congressional Union founded by suffragist Alice Paul.
Gurdwara built and Khalsa Diwan established in Stockton by Sikhs.
Conference on Nisei education held in California by Japanese Americans.
New Mexico and Arizona admitted to the Union.
The Titanic, the world's largest passenger ship, sinks after collision with an iceberg in the North Atlantic; the remains of the ship will be found 400 miles off the coast of New Foundland in 1985.
Theodore Roosevelt splits from Republican National Convention to form Progressive (or Bull Moose) Party.
U.S. Marines sent to Cuba to protect American business interests.
Socialist Party nominates Eugene V. Debs for President (May).
Progressive or Bull Moose Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for president at Chicago convention (August 5).
Theodore Roosevelt survives close-range assassination attempt while campaigning (October).
Woodrow Wilson elected President; Theodore Roosevelt receives largest percentage of vote by a third-party candidate in American history.