- April - The Adana Massacre takes place.
- April 27 - Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II is deposed in a military coup.
- October 26 - Itō Hirobumi, President of the Privy Council of Japan, is assassinated by An Jung-geun, an activist of the Korean independence movement, at the Harbin railway station in Manchuria.
- January 1 - Stepan Bandera
- February 12 - Sigmund Rascher
- March 24 - Clyde Barrow
- April 14 - Juozas Baltusis
- May 5 - Kostas Korsakas
- July 1 - Hans Krueger
- September 13 - Sam DeStefano
- November 28 - Aleksandar Ranković
- May 31 - Aurore Gagnon
- December 17 - Leopold II of Belgium
- October 26 - Itō Hirobumi